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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 29–33.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Mark Jacob © 2007 the minnesota review 2007 Mark Jacob Sniff It must be a burden to have a last name that’s a common noun, like Bob Love or Nelson Riddle or Cubby Broccoli. But it must be even worse to be born a verb. Which was why I felt sorry for Tom Sniff. “I think his name...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 28.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Michael Alessi © 2017 Michael Alessi 2017 Michael Alessi Laughing Dog I drive to the marsh for a duck hunt with my brother. When I get there, he is already dressed as a retriever with black, flappy ears. He sniffs in the mud for something to eat. It’s my task to feed him. I shoot...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 8.
Published: 01 November 2012
... each other, find one another by smell alone. If you were here, I’d breathe you in, memorize your smell. I’d train myself until I developed a dog’s nose. And, if there is an afterlife, I vow, even if it takes an eternity, to sniff my way to you again, who I trust...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 18.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., uniform spiked by the pins & medals of meritocracy. He will master the arts of punching, clubbing, knifing, kicking, punctures & lacerations, gashes & penetrations, bruises & pinches. He will admire before a mirror the martial flare of his outfit. He will sniff the scoutmaster's gin...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 21–22.
Published: 01 May 2016
... by an enemy. I may lose the battle, but not the war. I believe in the turtle, in slow revenge in a world where I’m a castoff. Irony smells like radishes to me. Impending doom like fresh pie cooling on a windowsill. They call me Nostrilio, Destiny’s Nose, the only dark sorcerer able to sniff fortune’s...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 7–13.
Published: 01 November 2006
... worst enemy, she also did not lack for others, who deplored her Marxist politics and ardent feminism. (“Tenured radicals?” Lillian would sniff, “I can’t even get a job During the 1980s, Lillian remained based in San Francisco, sometimes commuting...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 37–48.
Published: 01 November 2006
... to eat and how she'd survive and willed herself not to burst into tears again right here. Finally, she unearthed a foil Hollywood Gum wrapper from the linty folds of her pockets and held it up to the guard, who frowned and took it from her with a sniff of disdain. This time, she passed...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 30–43.
Published: 01 May 2015
... either. But” —​and she presses her finger to her nostril and sniffs away the first rail just this once won’t hurt.” ...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 89–104.
Published: 01 November 2009
....” Melody recalled the conversation she’d had with Paul. What if he were to help her free the chimp from his cage, just long enough for a stroll around campus—let him get some fresh air, sniff the hibiscus, maybe climb a tree, something to give his DNA a jumpstart...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 25–41.
Published: 01 November 2012
... counter once we finish. “Do you remember the last trip to Table Rock?” I ask. “Was that the one where we saw the skinny kids fucking?” Vic sniffs at his glass. “Because that was awesome. I should have brought my camera.” “The one after,” I say. “The board game? The raccoon?” “Oh...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 4–24.
Published: 01 November 2011
... and her had been pissing there, but the stops and sniffs seemed to take forever now, the old girl sucking up the scent like eating oatmeal through a straw. Her eyesight was failing her too, and she began to bark at someone passing by in the street. Her bark was still quick and brave —​she’d been...