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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 24–25.
Published: 01 November 2006
..., not even changing Out of yesterday’s socks, caught in a paperback Trollope’s sticky pages. Will Violet Effingham marry “comely” Phineas Or the red-bristled reprobate, Lord Chiltern? I jerk the silver band up to my knuckle and back, the letters Of our...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (67): 39.
Published: 01 November 2006
... the depression, he says. Making enough to pay the bills. The middle-aged fellow yesterday (What’s his name?) had the family farm till the 80s, then agribusiness, interest rates, all those things she doesn’t understand. Had to chop his land into little pieces...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 11.
Published: 01 November 2013
... yesterdays climbed rock piles like goats. There was a bowlful of olives. Can’t you remember how they swallowed our eyes when the olives touched our tongues? minnesota review 81 (2013) DOI 10.1215/00265667-2331940  © 2013 Paul Nemser...
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the minnesota review (2021) 2021 (96): 25–26.
Published: 01 May 2021
... craters; moon seas; Mares Imbrium, Insularum, Nubium, Vaporum, Frigoris; and chill bursts the veins into sections; Sections bring the autopsy to life; life is the giver; Is the taker of things that were important Yesterday; to the mother; of children-not-yet-mothers In the dark; Sides of the moon where...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (94): 29–30.
Published: 01 May 2020
... A of your parents barn and died yesterday) we don t have to remember the ending anymore you can put your hair back into braids and Pine Mountain can bounce the sun like a beach ball back into the sky because this day has been poured into our hands like a mirror so we can keep it and we can let it go ...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 2–3.
Published: 01 November 2020
... of the claystone column warm their eggs as if accustomed to the rocking, the coming and going. I am bound and frightened of the sign. I am thankful for what we are. What we have received. The sky is as brilliant as you as a doorpost. We hang our hinges. The sky folds. Yesterday was as green as my heart as if my...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (80): 20–41.
Published: 01 May 2013
.... It was free anyway because my mom works there. She can see that he’s trying to think of more to say, but she doesn’t want to stay around to hear it. She’s heard all that he could say from everybody else. Inside the ticket booth sits the same woman who yesterday sold her the all-you-can...
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the minnesota review (2020) 2020 (95): 21–26.
Published: 01 November 2020
... in the art area at free play. Eliot flexes his fingers and follows me out of the coat room. October 14, greeting circle: Gina is back. Eliot skips up to her and says, Yesterday you bled in hell but today you were resurrected on earth. Gina s mother, standing in the doorway, pales. After she gives her...
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the minnesota review (2016) 2016 (86): 7–15.
Published: 01 May 2016
... nothing about me walking out yesterday; he don’t even look up, just says he’s got a delivery, a couple hundred bucks in it for me. Yeah, I says, whaddya got? He hands me a slip of paper with two lock combi- nations —the​ first is to locker #19 over at the YMCA. There’s a manila envelope...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2010 (73-74): 15–17.
Published: 01 November 2009
..., and small groups like mine traverse the corridors with some regularity. But we provided an opportunity for these COs to impress upon us once again what they were willing to do. A bearish-looking brute, wearing yesterday’s beard and that morning’s coffee...
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the minnesota review (2008) 2008 (70): 60–66.
Published: 01 May 2008
... to escort children across the busy street. The town is located in a quiet bedroom community outside the city. David hasn’t felt like himself lately. Yesterday he laughed out loud in class for no apparent reason as he was explaining signed numbers. The students in front joined in his laughter...
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the minnesota review (2010) 2010 (75): 51–58.
Published: 01 November 2010
... before yesterday, when the silence in her apartment uptown began to beat on her ears and make her head hurt. She had left that afternoon without her tattered hospital cafeteria staff ID, without her white smock, without so much as ten dollars, to go to hear the feet pound and the cars hum down...
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the minnesota review (2013) 2013 (81): 46–53.
Published: 01 November 2013
... got suspended for blowing Pete Hinds in the art room kiln yesterday.” “I miss all the good stuff.” “I missed you,” he says. I wish I had powdered away my black eyes. He leans forward. “Me too,” I say, mid-kiss. I like the way his lips stretch across mine when he smiles. We...
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the minnesota review (2017) 2017 (88): 36–46.
Published: 01 May 2017
... tune. Gordon gestured toward the woman. The rustle of paper, the checking of facts and figures. “As of yesterday,” she said, “Tommy was nearing five thousand.” “Which brings us to the good news,” Gordon said. “After five thousand kills, Tommy will be promoted to second lieutenant...
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the minnesota review (2005) 2005 (63-64): 211–218.
Published: 01 May 2005
...—that would just cloud our argument.) Plus, let's face it, the immigrants of yesterday and today just look more like us: they don't favor sculpted hair or exotically painted fingernails; they were and are "well dressed, respectful, good natured" (71; 181). By the time the discerning reader...
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the minnesota review (2009) 2009 (71-72): 15–24.
Published: 01 May 2009
...Michelle Brafman © 2009 the minnesota review 2009 Michelle Brafman Would You Rather? Lately Nikki finds herself one weather system behind. Yesterday it was cold, and her daughter’s teacher admonished her for sending the child to school in shorts. Today it’s balmy, and Nikki smells...
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the minnesota review (2015) 2015 (85): 132–143.
Published: 01 November 2015
... a promise? Ty  137 Beckett’s players, many of whom can only conceive of time in the rudimentary categories of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, reveal the unchosen character of precarity, which, as I have suggested, is not necessarily a life without...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 49–61.
Published: 01 November 2006
...?" "Yesterday at Jebby's. You traded that Dale guy a quart for two cinnamon rolls." Kitty had been privy to the usual arrangement. They'd pulled into the plaza outside Pier Fries just before noon. Dale was there waiting for them—his route and Hal's overlapped. Dale was the Nissen Bread guy...
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the minnesota review (2014) 2014 (83): 34–49.
Published: 01 November 2014
... and laughed. Fretful hens were milling by their feet. Reed said, “I’m paying with a new house, by all accounts. We closed on some acreage near the gorge yesterday. Just a speck by the National Forest.” “Oh yeah? How many acres?” Reed looked away, to the broken quartzite peak of Fenwick...
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the minnesota review (2006) 2006 (65-66): 133–148.
Published: 01 November 2006
... it was about the United States that made the idea of "the American" a desire in many peoples' minds. When I left Cabrini, I decided to do my work in American Studies. It was a really important period for me. Williams The project that you're working on now—you gave a talk on it yesterday...