Runaway Parade
     
RUNAWAY PARADE ISSUE TEN, OCTOBER 1, 2011

back country \bak kun-trē\ 1. A sparsely inhabited rural region. A remote and undeveloped area. syn. hinterlands

The Bringer of Ota Benga
LISA CHODORKOFF
Poem: A poem about Ota Benga, a human exhibited in the Bronx Zoo at the turn of the century.  


As Part of The World Faces Down, Why Does Not the Sea
Fall Out?

EMILY DUNNE
Mixed Media
5 x 7 inches

The Perfect Occupation
SARAH KING
Nonfiction:“It’s a Swedish-style structure,” he informed us, “but I like to tell people it took a Norwegian to figure it out.” John turned to catch my eye before letting loose a high-pitched cackle.

On Board the 747
TESS CUTLER
Narrative Poem:
I don't know if we'll speak again,
Or if we do, I don't know when.
And remember when we danced
that night?
(We'd just had that awful fight.)


Village Walls
INAS AL-SOQI
Collage-book and Magazine Cuttings
11,6 x 11 inches

In Context
ANNI ZHU
Nonfiction: We waited forever that night – a whole twenty minutes – and I spent the entire time searching for that elusive beam of light, waiting for the beast to turn the corner and arrive in a huff of stale air.

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Quite Violence
ELENA TOWERS
Poem:
Your father told you to shoot it dead
But instead
you took that dog
on a long highway ride

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