Runaway Parade
     
RUNAWAY PARADE ISSUE EIGHTEEN, FEBRUARY 1, 2012

bravado \brəˈvädō\ n. 1. a. defiant or swaggering behavior b. a pretense of courage; a false show of bravery. 2. a disposition toward showy defiance or false expressions of courage.

August 29, 2011
ANNI ZHU
Nonfiction: We land, mid-August, in Abu Dhabi and find a ghost town, a sweltering metropolis of shutters. A shimmering blanket of desert heat grips the city. Bare feet blister.


1580
INAS AL-SOQI
Collage-book and Magazine Cuttings
15 x 8 inches

Drive
ERIN LYNN
Poem:You called me out of my parents’ house / on the first snow of the year, / showing up with your station wagon and longer hair.

Crisis
HADLEY FRANKLIN
Fiction:There are four of us on the platform, watching the tunnel. Waiting for the darkness to soften, the train lights to blaze through.

Paper the Ceiling
EMILY DUNNE
Collage and Spray-Paint Stencil

Throw
JASON WANG
Nonfiction: He squares his stance against the bag. The navy blue of his old-guy sweatpants is a nice complement to the gray of his old-guy workout T. Compared to all the young guns in their bright workout digs logging miles and miles on those fancy Star Trek treadmills in the main area, this guy is seriously out of his element.


Man vs. World
LINDA ZHANG
Collage

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