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Missouri Review 39.2

Been a while since I’ve done a Missouri Review, so I’ll do the Summer 2016 issue. The first poem, by poet William Woolfitt, is “Field Holler.” “Because the field was galled, blotched with yellow hardpan…he had to fork and spread pond ooze.” Stanza one is a statement of facts about a farm hand singing as he works. 355 more words

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Writer's Mail

Writer’s Mail
Tuesdays with Story
July 8, 2016

 

“Right you lot, five minutes to get those pies out or it’s the workhouse for the lot of you… 627 more words

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Create Tension by Using Character Stand-ins

For my money, one of the most intense scenes in any film is the moment in Ridley Scott’s Alien when a character goes into an air duct with the goal of pushing the Alien toward an air lock so it can be sucked out into space. 1,282 more words

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Missou Review

Three poets grace the pages of the latest issue of the Missouri Review. Jenny Molberg starts out with “Fourth State of Matter.” “The day Big Tex burned, it began in the throat — / an utterance that caught fire.” Is Big Tex a relative, a friend of the narrator’s father? 477 more words

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