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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 3.
Published: 01 May 2020
...Robin Gow Copyright © 2020 Robin Gow 2020 Robin Gow Water I shower in lightning storms because my mother tells me I ll get shocked Feel cucumber melon bombs / cherry swarms Figure pacing behind curtain; I m stalked because my mother tells me I ll get shocked What color is the drain-forest...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 11–18.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Edmund Sandoval © 2014 Edmund Sandoval 2014 Edmund Sandoval As the Water Rose As the water rose, John Barry rose with it. It covered the floor trim, bubbled at the wainscoting, tickled the round dome of the thermo- stat. He sat in his chair, he stood on his table, he went to the second...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 1–2.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Cameron Barnett © 2017 Cameron Barnett 2017 Cameron Barnett The Drowning Boy’s Guide to Water Remember the strength of chlorine, the indoor pool, swim class clinging to the kickboard then jumping from the ledge into the arms of the smiling white lady, only...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 21.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Laurie Sewall © 2017 Laurie Sewall 2017 Laurie Sewall Stones Skipping Water Cloth of her body, bones her bones, I saw my mother re- enter this earth, appear in her actual torso, real batik sneakers, white socks: a prayer with no question, dream before sleep...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 24.
Published: 01 May 2008
...Matthew Olzmann © 2008 the minnesota review 2008 24 the minnesota review Matthew Olzmann By 2020, Scientists Predict the Earth’s Waters to Rise 10% Because he wanted to keep the North Pole from melting and delay the end...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 83–93.
Published: 01 November 2019
...Elizabeth Maddock Dillon; Christian P. Haines; Peter Hitchcock This article proposes that the commons is best understood as a relation among people, land, water, flora, and fauna that requires performance. The “performative commons” takes place in opposition to the alienating and disentangling work...
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the minnesota review (2019) 2019 (93): 133–140.
Published: 01 November 2019
.... This article considers the use of the idea of a commons in water and atmosphere in the 2016 protest on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. It also contextualizes the concept of the commons in relation to the historical expropriation of land from native...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 60–68.
Published: 01 May 2015
... with water as a result of these levee failures. The impression given to minnesota review 84 (2015) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2857965  © 2015 Virginia Tech 60 Nelson  61 me, and to most of the viewers watching these reports, was that the levees had...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 13–19.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... Effie took off her shirt, unhooking her bra one-handed. She didn’t hurry to slip into the water once she’d taken off her underwear. She was all smooth curves and flat stomach, petite where I was sturdy. “We should set the candles up now,” she said. Old wax from other...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 24–26.
Published: 01 November 2010
... and one shot hits my trunk and carries me off my mount and when I hit the water my breath quits me and all I can see is the face of Grant—his general stars taken out and polished by some black man servant; his swollen fingers wrapped ’round the stem of the champagne flute he hoists, muttering...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 20–21.
Published: 01 May 2014
... forgot exactly where I ended, where the rest began. As if water all around us. As if I were already water I slid that night into their nostrils, into the heave & hollow of their lungs —​ ran every crook, slew, & swerve of them...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 44.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Victoria Childress Victoria Childress Mixer, Delta Iota Kappa house ( Aqua Velva ) My friend invited me to go swimming, but there was something odd about the pool. The air stank of chlorine and iron; the tile floor was streaked with bloody footprints; the water swirled brown and chunky...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 24.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Jeffrey H. MacLachlan © 2013 Jeffrey H. MacLachlan 2013 Jeffrey H. MacLachlan The Vanishing Child I’m leading you to her. Pay attention to what I’m saying. Doesn’t the night sky look like a giant one-way mirror? As a child, we’d go to the planetarium for school trips and create water...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 32–33.
Published: 01 May 2016
.... Because you come to understand, having your life completely around you and in you, that who you are now is simply who you have always been, that the then was never your name, that recognition was just standing in another room across water, that water put into water becomes water, that your name...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 37–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
... and then starts again, cursing over the racket of his tools. When I peer in I see he’s lying in the bathtub. There’s an old towel under his head and he’s on his back like a car mechanic, trying to fix the hot water tank. The tank is mounted on the wall. The -bot tom nearly reaches the tub-edge where all...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (84): 114–128.
Published: 01 May 2015
... Orleans East .” Planning Perspectives 23 , no. 2 : 197 – 219 . Sturgis Sue Kromm Chris . 2012 . “ Troubled Waters: Two Years after the BP Oil Disaster, a Struggling Gulf Coast Calls for National Leadership for Recovery .” Institute for Southern Studies , www.southernstudies.org...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 32–42.
Published: 01 November 2017
... out of here before the cops show up.” The next morning, we met Delaney and her mother Stefanie at a park by the water. Dad lifted Delaney off the ground and rubbed her face with his beard. She squealed and tugged on his chin hairs. Dad put Delaney down and she ran to Chris and me. I grabbed...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 32–40.
Published: 01 November 2020
... saying that the water was like being in a bathtub. I ve never been, but the image of soapy, gray water that Marnie conjures keeps me from ever wanting to go. My mother turns to me next and asks for the time. 3:15, I tell her. She holds my paper up at an angle so that I can t see what she s doing. She...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 47–53.
Published: 01 November 2015
.... But they are stupid. And obedient. I’m not like them anymore. I realize the whale is tearing us apart. My sleep has been fitful. At night, I dream that we are camping by the edge of the water. In my dream it is late spring, and it’s the season for midnight sun. Everything is glowing. The surface...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (89): 48–51.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Michael R. Schrimper © 2017 Michael R. Schrimper 2017 Michael R. Schrimper The Sunken Ship “Here we are, in the waters off the coast of Hawaii, watching my uncle enter that sunken ship. It is a giant brown ship balancing precariously on a ledge. Behind me, my mother is seething...