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RUNAWAY PARADE ISSUE FIFTY-FIVE, SEPTEMBER 1, 2013

precipice \ˈpresəpəs \ n. 1. An overhanging or extremely steep mass of rock, such as a crag or the face of a cliff. 2. The brink of a dangerous or disastrous situation: on the precipice of defeat.

Source: The Free Dictionary

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Too Many Wives To Survive
MATT CROWLEY
Fiction:I stand on the precipice of Mendon Falls over which he was said to have plummeted to one of his first deaths. When the doctor left one morning on an excursion to nearby Toad Island with his brother-in-law, a brother of his third wife, and neither returned by nightfall, a search party was dispatched to discover what had become of them. Only the brother-in-law's body was found.

Tell Me What You
Know About The Desert

JUSTIN ENGLES

Poem: You left the film looping in the bedroom and spanish moans keep drifting by you like little wet dreams. Above you the Perseid meteor shower pulses against the jet exhaust. Interplanetary dust from the tail of a comet collides with our atmosphere at a speed of 133,000 miles per hour.

Bull By The Horns
MICHAEL ALVINO
Poem:life seized on the ledge,
imagination wild and weary,
thereupon.
timid footing curled
at the precipice, mindful and
curious, both, uniquely mine,
undoubtedly present.


Not A Particularly Funny Joke
EMILY DUNNE
Mixed Media


Shadow

INAS AL-SOQI
Hand-cut collage

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