VOICES FROM THE FIRE: S.A. Gerber

Coffee We met  for coffee.  I had  No intention  of hitting  on her.  I was   married and  her husband  was doing  time for  some kind  of telemarket-  ing fraud.  Besides, she  has… rumor  has it…  f—ed most  of the   boys in  the Buddha  Garden poetry  reading group.  She hosted  this group  and was  now droning Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: S.A. Gerber”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Danny D. Ford

“by yourself, never left alone”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Richard Modiano

Poem for Danny Baker The world of real life, the raw urgency of the moment— the taste of black coffee, of charred red meat, the recoil of the Glock in your hand, the poem that forms in your brain— waits for us beneath history, its mysteries passed down through generations in the currency of momentsContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Richard Modiano”