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RUNAWAY PARADE ISSUE FORTY, JANUARY 1, 2012

slander /slan-der/ n. 1. defamation; calumny: rumors full of slander. 2. a malicious, false, and defamatory statement or report: a slander against his good name. 3. Law. defamation by oral utterance rather than by writing, pictures, etc. v. (used with object) 4. to utter slander against; defame. v.(used without object) 5. to utter or circulate slander.

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Lips
EMILY DUNNE
Mixed media on USPS sticker

Wreckage
SAMUEL BRYANT
Fiction: They called the game Pearl Harbor because it reminded them of a fleet of ships full of unaware sailors; they often argued about what type of ship each piece of ice represented.

Freak
AMANDA MILLER
Nonfiction: I wore a tight black shirt, fluffy red petticoat, black fishnets, maroon Doc Martens, five necklaces, one of which was a wallet chain, thick black eyeliner and black lipstick.

Incompleteness Theorem
JUSTIN ENGLES
Poem: “The world divides into facts.”
-- you marked the phrase in light pencil
and wrote my initials beside it.
The List
TANYA SILVER
Nonfiction: I sent out many emails using your list. The prospects seemed so high.

Words Upon A Quiet Past
PATRICK METZGER
Poem: I am bigger than the things that have shaped me,
But visions of my greater self only come to me

Advice for Haitian Boys
JONATHAN CHIN
Poem: Sometimes whole cities fall and bloodlines sever.
There will always be another treading behind.

The Composer
JENNY LEONARD
Graphite and Pencil

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Untitled
HILLARY GIACOMELLI
Mixed Media