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RUNAWAY PARADE ISSUE FIFTY-SEVEN,OCTOBER 1, 2013

shadow \ˈsha-dō\ n. 1. An area that is not or is only partially irradiated or illuminated because of the interception of radiation by an opaque object between the area and the source of radiation. 2. The rough image cast by an object blocking rays of illumination 3. An imperfect imitation or copy. 4. The darkness following sunset. 5. A feeling or cause of gloom or unhappiness 6. a. A nearby or adjoining region; vicinity b. A dominating presence or influence 7. a. A darkened area of skin under the eye b. An incipient growth of beard that makes the skin look darker. v. 1. To cast a shadow on; shade. 2. To make gloomy or dark; cloud. 3. To represent vaguely, mysteriously, or prophetically. 4. To darken in a painting or drawing; shade in. 5. To follow, especially in secret; trail.
Source: The Free Dictionary

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Shadow
AMANDA MILLER
Nonfiction: My mom always talked about how much she couldn’t stand our cat, how after Shadow died it would be the end of pet ownership for her. “I never want to be responsible for another living thing,”

When You Are Not Home
ERIKA NICHOLS

Fiction: Ari sits on the swing her Dad hung when they moved into this house, when she was in first grade. She remembers holding the wooden stilts steady while her dad hammered nails into the beam to secure the swing.

The Observer
DAVID GRABOWSKI
Fiction: The man sat in a red, plush easy chair, enjoying the sound of rain pouring outside. The spice of curry ran through his nostrils and his stomach pinched at the thought of his wife’s cooking.


Beat
INAS AL-SOQI
Hand cut collage


Autumn
JULIA HIMMELSTEIN
Relief Print on watercolor

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