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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 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 mostly sure she would catch you...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 21.
Published: 01 May 2017
...Laurie Sewall 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, palate and sound before time. A...
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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
... 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 (2020) 2020 (95): 44.
Published: 01 November 2020
...Victoria Childress © 2020 Victoria Childress 2020 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...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 15.
Published: 01 May 2013
... prisoners like you, taxi driver, into ghosts. Our techniques are as simple as water and cloth, the locations we bruise. No one else knows you are here. Give us something: tell us names. Tonight, cry something other than Allah. Tell us names tonight. Cry something. Other than Allah...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 5.
Published: 01 November 2013
...Marcus Pactor © 2013 Marcus Pactor 2013 Marcus Pactor Next Time, Merman The merman strolls among us, Fresh out the water, dripping. He sings ocean blues. He votes. His collar hides telltale gills. (Kinda hides. Besides, he’s got water pumps...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (87): 31.
Published: 01 November 2016
...George Ella Lyon George Ella Lyon Monday Morning Work Nothing asks me this morning to say it: not wax rolling down a candle someone bought for 20p, not the slop of water over a stone step, not a bunch of beet-weight, and no memories coming down hard like sheets...
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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 (2010) 2010 (75): 27.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Miz Hefferman Miz Hefferman Drawing a Perfect Circle It’s Tuesday, and my father demands to see the ocean. He needs his shoes. I tell him water is so far, even the thirst in his legs couldn’t carry him there. He closes his eyes and hears waves. He wants his dog to come. I compromise. I...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 32–33.
Published: 01 May 2016
..., 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 now is the name you have always...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (78): 38.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Cate McLaughlin © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Cate McLaughlin In the Drink for Hart Crane Ankles crossed at the copper faucet he reclines, couched in a white rind of porcelain, a bottle floating serenely in the filmy water above his...
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the minnesota review (2012) 2012 (79): 21.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Nicomedes Suárez Araúz © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Nicomedes Suárez Araúz English Sauce Mix a little water with mustard, granulated sugar and yolks of sun. Beat well and add a few pounds sterling. Once blended add milk and vinegar, pouring...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 33.
Published: 01 November 2006
...; contaminated well-water; and a small girl in the corner of the livingroom on Christmas morning with her battered babydoll, her brother at the tree, unwrapping a brand new hunting rifle. She escapes for a job as a chef, a...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (82): 22.
Published: 01 May 2014
..., Jesus walking on water, our feet dancing in blue to fried catfish plate lunch, drive-through daiquiris punch-drunk we pick a fight and hell the night with flaming cane fields, cinders on windshields windows shut, a/c up all year, lock out fear fear it, talk to the dead...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 40.
Published: 01 May 2016
... night, i followed the stars to the bayou and met you in the water, we danced a juba underneath the cypress and mighty oak; say praise for the dark that holds us in disguise, praise the map we know, praise what keeps us here: these rattling bones swaying in exaltation. or, i met you in the water...
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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...