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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 50–51.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Robert Wrigley © 2014 Robert Wrigley 2014 Robert Wrigley Tomato Just beyond the fence, a doe peers at a ripe tomato. October. She’s not hungry. Perhaps she knows she will be. All the leaves and grasses dried to a sere, crackling parchment, it must...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 51–52.
Published: 01 May 2020
... to life If we are to melt let us Melt together The days of our solitude, you sewing in a corner Me fishing pallid tomatoes from a can, rot into rich loam The bone seeds wait within us The first trickle of water Winds its way down The mountain The red tips of leaves have pressed their way from the limbs...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 18–20.
Published: 01 November 2016
...Owen McLeod © 2016 Owen McLeod 2016 Owen McLeod In My Wife’s Vegetable Garden   I was startled to find —​among the beans and cucumbers, the tomatoes and squash, the peppers, eggplants, cabbage, and kale —​ my head. Or what seemed to be my head...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 16.
Published: 01 May 2016
... by his machine-pounding heart. I could move Dad from Wednesday to Fri- day, add wheels. Some days he’d offer to make me a sandwich, his talons poked holes in the bread but it became a better, latticed bread and the tomatoes shined through like Swiss glass. Dad had skills, could work any saber...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 12.
Published: 01 May 2020
... in a circle of stones beneath a shrinking sky. In front of the aming tomatoes, peppers with spots on their skins, long rows of basil, the man put his hand on my waist. I d never been touched. Even now love seems like a stranger s watch I picked up on the roadside, still ticking. My friend waited six months...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 17.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Claire Christoff © 2020 Claire Christoff 2020 Claire Christoff Midnight Rambler after Allen Ginsberg Mick Jagger is shopping for vegetables and he is the hottest girl I ve ever seen a rainbow of loose pills in his pockets, a smirk on those obscene lips. Totally evil. He examines a tomato...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 8.
Published: 01 May 2007
...; she is the caretaker of greenhouse tomatoes, the sage and rosemary that soak up the meager Midwestern sun while he toils in red hot, white hot. She has built her life around the cold— the grey blue house, the white trim, the dark wood— her life has been winter...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 20–21.
Published: 01 May 2014
... squalled when I leaned kindling sticks against a stump & snapped them with my boot. At dinner we fried the shiners in peanut grease. Boiled greens with tomatoes & bones. Not even mother waited...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 26–28.
Published: 01 November 2006
... uses her right to stab at the blank space between with a table knife that probably last sliced a tomato, mealy and seeded green. She laughs with each miss, each time the silver point marks the Formica instead of her own pulp. I remind myself that I am here to help. I unfold the list...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 137–146.
Published: 01 May 2007
... syntax as including much of what has hitherto been regarded as semantics (KL 45). This view is intuitively plausible if we consider a structurally ambiguous sentence like Someone ate every tomato (which could mean either that some one person, Egbert, say...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 5–7.
Published: 01 November 2020
...-size-fits-all Do you like my navy duffle coat . . . . . . Ecclesiastes said there s nothing new under the sun but there is always new joy to be felt // new delight to be found though it s hard to get excited about tomatoes I memorized the riddles but not the answers // the tunes but not the words You...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 7–8.
Published: 01 May 2007
... piglets under the heat lamp in the kitchen, yellow chicks in incubators; she is the caretaker of greenhouse tomatoes, the sage and rosemary that soak up the meager Midwestern sun while he toils in red hot, white hot. She has built her life around the cold...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 21–26.
Published: 01 November 2020
... to the tune of Row Your Boat. Bumpy tomatoes are rotten. Smooth tomatoes are good. The big one is the father. It has lots of seeds. Top to bottom, she touches each button on her coat, then repeats this action three times. When she s done, she sighs and places her hands inside the pockets. October 29, free...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 35–36.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Gloria Frym © 2013 Gloria Frym 2013 Gloria Frym Mother May I No, you may not go into the water, mother says as we sit on the lawn outside the public pool, all of us, a rare Sunday during a May heat wave, eating bologna sandwiches, mother her cottage cheese and tomatoes with wheat...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 27–28.
Published: 01 May 2015
... in another world: plum flowers and Chinese lilies. It would be a secret —​flowers long dead from the snow pulled forth from some magic elsewhere, a hole in the ground marked by a piece of wood used to measure the height of the tomato vines, vines long since shriveled and iced over. In the hole we...
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the minnesota review (2007) 2007 (68): 35–40.
Published: 01 May 2007
... appeal is gazebos and brick pavers and wrought iron fences. It has nothing to do with tomato red paint in the dining room.” “I beg your pardon!” Larry. Hot under the collar. “What’s your problem?” Gordon. Quick to anger. “Just watch it.” Larry. “I mean, what do you know about...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 65–79.
Published: 01 November 2009
.... “I’m just not a cat person,” Karen of Burtondale said. “They are just so temperamental. I get that enough from people.” “Yeah, but they’re a lot less work than a dog.” “I guess so,” she said, batting a cherry tomato through her salad...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 46–52.
Published: 01 May 2008
... and bowls of black beans, saffron rice and fried plantains. Tamales—polenta with meat and cheese and garlic wrapped in banana leaves—sat piled in the center of the table. I tried the pico-de-gallo, a blend of finely chopped tomatoes, onions, garlic, cilantro, and cucumbers. I...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 255–262.
Published: 01 November 2009
... average around fifty years.  In the interview that opens the Food, Inc. book, a “Participant Guide” to the film, Schlosser puts it starkly: “I don’t see any point of having heirloom, organic tomatoes if they’re harvested by slave labor.” But in focusing on better food and more humane treatment...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 102–111.
Published: 01 November 2014
... to a poetry reading past fuzzy artichokes near Gilroy Prophet thistles w/streams that drop near Santa Cruz How shall we live & they indicated as if John Muir replied so low a human voice cannot hear 108 the minnesota review you want your tomatoes don’t you You want...