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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 41.
Published: 01 May 2005
...Michael Hager 2005 the minnesota review 2005 41 Michael Hager The Wings Of Our Fathers I dream of the men who walk these passages —veins are hallways in the back of hands...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 81–96.
Published: 01 May 2011
... militant films determined to skewer both the forces of political reactionism and the reformist wing of the labor movement. The first category is best personified by the now classic Kes (1969), while The Big Flame (1969) typifies the more didactic strand in Loach's work. Ironically enough, the Thatcher...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 21.
Published: 01 May 2012
...Scott Hightower © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Scott Hightower Serai The palace is riddled with sounds; a kiss of reason wings through each bureaucrat’s silence, a world at stake in the wealth of each jester’s gesture. Like the Buddhist...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 19–20.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Margot Schilpp © 2012 by Virginia Tech 2012 Margot Schilpp Casualties The thistle butterflies near the glass collapse their weight collectively: they close their wings * and it’s night again. It’s night with a scarlet flash of light...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 23.
Published: 01 May 2014
...Jay Udall © 2014 Jay Udall 2014 Jay Udall Blessing of the Beasts Let it rise from the windowless houses in which chickens sit their entire brief lives in darkness, wing to wing, breasts bred so heavy they struggle to walk, stop trying. Let it lift them into...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2012) 2012 (78): 39.
Published: 01 May 2012
... of thunder  of the cellar  of Everything she ever bought you in lavender. The bat from the attic, wings broken like umbrella spokes. Lullabies, the cream quietly curdling on the table. This rubber summer. A miraculous medal in the glove box. Treatable...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2017) 2017 (89): 52.
Published: 01 November 2017
... store my weathers, my August & its signatures of heat. I weeded myself from my we. I wept not. I offshot each pigeon winged by buckshot into the still, into the shardness of clay. I forgot to forgive. I fought but law won. Sterling, I was silvered as a fish in an ocean’s thunder. I salted the...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2014) 2014 (83): 2.
Published: 01 November 2014
... books could barely stand beside the bed. What remained: things we kept nailing to walls: a city map where traffic leapt in the streets; photograph of your father —​a candid shot. He is young, thin. We hardly slept in summer months when winged things crept in the windows...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2015) 2015 (84): 24.
Published: 01 May 2015
... skinned with the back of a knife □ the egg dropped on the floor lapped up by the family dog □ the statue of a winged child beaten into a new shape by rain □ the inflammation in the throat that follows swallowing □ honey and cocaine □ to take a man how you bard a fowl □ to take a man and make his blood...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2015) 2015 (85): 34.
Published: 01 November 2015
...Jessica Plante © 2015 Jessica Plante 2015 Jessica Plante Slow Parting I lie down in the dry grass before each winter and rise to meet the rain. Together we begin to skirt the cedar trees, drive the red-winged blackbirds out of the cattails where they’ve crazed...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 41.
Published: 01 May 2016
... waits for me to chase you down where a woman howls! Interrupts a tourist’s search of the map. Think she must be dying on the gum-pocked floor until the beat of her hands pressing skirt, legs spread unashamed as a fledgling’s wings. Anguish and sex holler in the same language. You are the one...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2014) 2014 (82): 49–50.
Published: 01 May 2014
... abundant in sections describing consumptive deaths of key characters. * If shelling for angel wings do not confuse them with the American piddock, false angel wing —​a variety of venus clam notable for its small size, lack of radial ribs, and salty vocabulary. * When the temperature rises above 2,300...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2008) 2008 (70): 27–28.
Published: 01 May 2008
... while I stared at a row of wooden geese with artificial gold-plated wings flying across the manila wall, suffering through a ruthless, two-hour critique of my shooting, my defense, my passing and rebounding— even my timeout huddle posture. You didn’t need to...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2012) 2012 (79): 24.
Published: 01 November 2012
... 7–Eleven for someone to buy us beer, as we make sexy eyes through the tinted windows of your parents’ BMW so no one suspects we’ve never driven on the freeway. That’s why this poem wears plastic angel’s wings, a pleather skirt and a body that glimmers like milk, glitters...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 36–37.
Published: 01 May 2011
... eyes. Little sheep brain likes to watch me eat three hot dogs at the Galaxy Café but not the buns. We exit quickly past the incubator chicks who hatch-re-hatch their too-small tender wings. Usually is our favorite word. A day starts like this: open mouth aerobics in the...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2011) 2011 (76): 60–61.
Published: 01 May 2011
... long need for protagonists births each human’s vanity. I’m embarrassed for myself. I close my eyes. I see the way Samantha twirled before the cameras, how she burned herself into film. See the white wings descending below glide slope. The captain’s hat turning East. ...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2016) 2016 (86): 42–45.
Published: 01 May 2016
... to be storms 44 the minnesota review anymore. We forget buried treasure. Surviving tent caterpillars erupt into ochre moths, at last make pilgrimage to the top of the Foshay where approximately 900 bulbs wait to singe their wings...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2013) 2013 (80): 4–9.
Published: 01 May 2013
... against a wooden beam and stretched my legs out in front of me. The vulture flew over my head, from the back of the enclosure out to a sunny perch, spread her six-foot wings, and peered down at me, cocking her red naked head and focusing her stony stare. Slowly, so as not to startle her, I...
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the minnesota review (1 November 2016) 2016 (87): 10–11.
Published: 01 November 2016
... shirts he’s sent her, and I see one of his drawings —​ angel wings —​on the back. How is he allowed to design T-shirts now? Who did he charm? His fire station only sells children’s smalls, so the shirt is meant for a kindergartener. Our daughter has a couple years to go before it could...
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the minnesota review (1 May 2005) 2005 (63-64): 45.
Published: 01 May 2005
..., stirring with a strong sigh, a suffering sparrow, outside a gray downtown Nativity scene, this last sentence: a small, winged thing rising— The acclaimed debut novel-in-stories by PATTT JL JL m\mJ ..1, 4 MAJN UxiLBAU M The story of ten...