VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Iris Gipson

Bitch Bitch you say? You gon’ learn today. When you say bitch make sure to add that extra adjective. Beautiful bitch Intelligent bitch Tenacious bitch Champion bitch Harding working bitch Brilliant bitch Innovative bitch Talented bitch Courageous bitch Helpful bitch Hold on I got some more bitch Bold bitch invincible bitch thoughtful bitch Chic bitchContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Iris Gipson”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Merritt Waldon

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Andrew Darlington

The Black Venusian Scrotum-Worm Beyond the plague damned world… (1) He awakes. Something is knocking at the sky, trying to get in. She lies beside him. She hears nothing other than his breath, his heartbeat, the warm pulse of blood in his veins. He rises with a curious sense of unease. An endless golden day.Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Andrew Darlington”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Luis Berriozabal

The Lows  The lows are too low. The blues are too blue. These feet can’t go on. They get in my way. The wind does not blow. I march to no drum. This cold is too cold. It freezes my brain. I hope against hope. Without you I lose. This bitter lemon life is notContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Luis Berriozabal”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Andreas Fleps

Causeway The path you were on rolled up its tongue like a faded red carpet and swallowed itself.  You opened your mouth to speak of it and your  voice fell out as silence, like a baby bird from its nest. You felt hope pass away inside you, but couldn’t find the corpse. Maybe the rumorsContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Andreas Fleps”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Allison Grayhurst

What were you as a man Aristotle?            Bend the mind in fifteen different places to pull out a particular, that at the moment of capture, shifts form and demands further adaptation.            Summersault through definitions, substances, entities – modeling God on unity, and evil on chaos.            What genius generates such a mind, dilemmasContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Allison Grayhurst”