Runaway Parade
     
RUNAWAY PARADE ISSUE FORTY-FIVE, APRIL 1, 2013

command /kəˈmand/ v.tr. 1. To direct with authority; give orders to. 2. To have control or authority over; rule: a general who commands an army. 3. To have at one's disposal. 4. To deserve and receive as due. 5. a. To exercise dominating, authoritative influence over v.intr. 1. To give orders. 2. To exercise authority or control as or as if one is a commander. n. 1. The act of commanding. 2. An order given with authority. 3. Computer Science: A signal that initiates an operation defined by an instruction. 4. a. The authority to command. b. Possession and exercise of the authority to command.

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Jump
AMANDA MILLER
Poem: Jump!
That patch of grass below sports your name
In goose feather pillow scrawl
Like the cushion fort you built in your living room,...

Girlfriend
ERIN LYNN
Poem: When we are at the pub and some
mistake the singer for your girlfriend
you must correct them. You must be
kind and kiss me demonstratively.

11 Coast Starlight
JUSTIN ENGLES
Poem: If I speak of distance now, for once
I don’t mean the kind that punishes –
not this slow train south,
but rather what arrives unexpected...

Crowley
EMILY DUNNE
Mixed Media


NZ
JENNY LEONARD
Mixed Media

Two Years and Counting
April 14, 6:30pm at Mellow Pages Library
Come join us for a reading and reception to celebrate our two year anniversary! Readers include Amy Dupcak, Sam Bryant, Duncan Meisel, and Erin Lynn. Plus, art by Hana Fruchtenicht, Hillary Giacomelli, Inas Al-Soqi, and Emily Dunne.

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