Runaway Parade
     
RUNAWAY PARADE ISSUE TWENTY-EIGHT, JULY 1, 2012

abyss /əˈbɪs/ n. 1. An immeasurably deep chasm, depth, or void: "lost in the vast abysses of space and time" (Loren Eiseley). 2. a. The primeval chaos out of which it was believed that the earth and sky were formed. b. The abode of evil spirits; hell.

Ruth's Casita
TESS CUTLER
Fiction: Ruth lives in a small casita on a dirt road, just off of Don Gaspar.  Ruth collects rocks in the shape of hearts, self-help books, and loose-leaf teas.  For one week, I live in Ruth's casita and water Ruth's plants.  Ruth is out of town.  Ruth went to Cleveland.

The Garden
AMY DUPCAK
Fiction: Because Eve in the garden was evil, we planted apples. We wanted to be close to sin, to invite it to live with us. It only seemed appropriate. Nothing in our lives had gone according to plan, and yet there we were, two near strangers standing in an overgrown garden clutching apple seeds.

The Clairvoyant
JUDITH CHRIQUI
Fiction: Orly’s husband said to me “Sarah, How are you?” We cannot hug or touch at all, because he is religious, so instead we wave at each other, our hands moving back and forth very fast, the intensity of the movement suggesting some affection.


Untitled

SARAH KING
Digital Photograph: Spring morning in Covelo, California.

When Pollution Gets Bad
LISA CHODORKOFF
Poem:House lit up like an orange photo
we spend morning shifting things,
moving pieces of paper
checking fridge like it baked bread


Ulum
INAS AL-SOQI
Mixed Media, 8 x 10 inches


The Only Way Out is Up
ELENA TOWERS
Digital Photograph

parade ground


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