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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (98): 22–23.
Published: 01 May 2022
... the gun like a gun, fired the gun like a gun at the squirrel as it too slowly scurried away from us, a squirrel-gray squirrel who seemed to not only burst as the bullet broke its fur, but pour from itself like heavy spills of red wine, like spit from a tongue, like the cry of a baby, fluid catching...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 7.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Nick Lantz © 2014 Nick Lantz 2014 Nick Lantz Natasha Oh darlink, oh darlink, won’t you give up moose and squirrel business? I am in kitchen sharpenink knives, I am in bedroom sharpenink myself, but you sit on couch, you watch on TV moose pull America out of hat...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 14–23.
Published: 01 November 2022
... time on his king-size bed, masturbating in silence. The walls in that house were thin. When his roommates had sex, he heard it, the crunching mattress springs, the staggered breathing. There was also a congregation of squirrels that lived in the ceiling. He had yet to encounter one of them in the flesh...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 19.
Published: 01 May 2017
... drowned a squirrel in a slop trough for eating all the horse feed at my uncle’s ranch. My brother said stop when I held it to the bottom with a shovel, but I meant it, I told him it was necessary, until it came out one long hiss. Eighteen ears pricked and bristled...
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the minnesota review (2022) 2022 (99): 50–51.
Published: 01 November 2022
... not supposed to eat minnesota review 99 (2022) DOI 10.1215/00265667-9993069 © 2022 S. Pierrot 50 Pierrot 51 as a queer man at Chick-fil-A, and you shouldn t, but I did a mustachioed twink saucily squirreling nuggets. People stare. [iii] Back home, acquaintances spill tea on the porch at a Halloween party I...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 46.
Published: 01 May 2023
...John Hazard hazj@mac.com © 2023 John Hazard 2023 John Hazard Mammals, Late November Science promised a blue sky, but it s locked up somewhere, four days now, prisoner in a far cave. The squirrels and I shuffle through town, making leaves make noise: Whisk whisk go the dry, cold leaves...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 46.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Nothing is more fragile than the head of a squirrel too slow to move when the car approaches & afterward too slow to ever move again. There’s a lesson in everything. Last night, I dreamed we walked by the river & it was still frozen, ice-jammed. What could move...
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the minnesota review (2023) 2023 (100): 31.
Published: 01 May 2023
... something darker, the force that spurs ischemic rhythms in feline hearts, kills squirrels caught under car tires, but I won t worry about that; after all, all the time fall is ending, and fragile stuff is getting squished beneath my fingers, and I suppose it isn t quite a tragedy if it s part of a heartbeat...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 32–33.
Published: 01 November 2015
... of a cork, a chair scraped back) and believe, lying upstairs in the dark, that you must be talking to somebody, leaning in close, giving away all your secrets. In fact we worry that you’ll soon have no private life at all, no warm interior space in which to hide, as a ground squirrel hides...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 231–242.
Published: 01 November 2009
... 10). A flying squirrel nesting box surveys Madison Avenue, while in the courtyard a lattice of gourd-shaped purple martin nesting structures rises out of a stark reflecting pool, in a setting where we would expect a Calder sculpture (Fig. 2). Are these dwellings a sign...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 18–22.
Published: 01 November 2019
... took such plea- sure from merely seeing a tree, merely putting her palm to its bark and feeling. If we saw a squirrel, she would point and laugh. If we saw a chipmunk, she would point and laugh. If we saw anything larger once we came across a bear, from a distance, so we were safe she laughed for days...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 11–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
... and corn, the singing of crickets in the ditchwater, of toads, flocks of jackdaw in the plant stubble late of fall and through winter, and crows picking at a squirrel corpse. Those bored afternoons when he slouched down in his Adiron- dack, snack bag of peanuts on one armrest, sweat dappled can...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (76): 5–12.
Published: 01 May 2011
..., swirl- ing, and pushing, before diving into deeper ground. Two Malabar squirrels, their two-toned body color enhanced by strips of sunlight, hastened inquisitively to a higher branch from where they could spot the women. The animals stared briefly before scurrying away. “It’s so quiet...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 121–132.
Published: 01 November 2006
...-time hand in the School of Criticism and Theory while it was sponsored by Dartmouth, and since 1996 he has directed the American Studies summer institute there. This interview took place on 19 March 2005 at a coffee shop in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA, on the occasion of Donald...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 9–22.
Published: 01 May 2008
... Jessamine serving as general, and five sergeants leading platoons of dedicated soldiers in weekly skirmishes in the never-ending war on roadkill.” “Squirrels, possums, skunks, cats,” Pastor said, poking with his trowel stick at a small mammal of indeterminate...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 24–37.
Published: 01 May 2012
... mammals such as lemmings, ground squirrels, and hares. Recent wildlife surveys suggest that the species is becoming more creative in satisfying its basic needs of food and shelter. Tonight, I picked up a girl at the bar. Her name is Veronica and she teaches blind kids. Blue ribbons, dark...
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the minnesota review (2011) 2011 (77): 4–24.
Published: 01 November 2011
... for her last walk in the woods, squirrel gun under his arm, George wondered whatever became of that dog floating by on the mattress. And he wondered about the different names men give to the same thing: Being Executed, Being Put Down. And he wondered which was the greater crime: Being Ignorant...