VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter

How I knew you were dead – PT2 Not that it matters anymore,did it ever really matter at all?What they, you, thought of me, A matter of belief.It will always be. I’ve know been told ‘she was trying to be kind,you know Stephen, ‘with your state of mind’Oh right, so she’s dying, duly dies, without good luck,Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter

What Told Me You Were Dead What told me you were dead that Friday morningwas a loaf of bread.As I wheezed down your street I swore,well you hadn’t answered my messages and apart from each other who else had we to call?So I had set out…But when, in the just arrived morning light I couldContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Robert Ragan

Star-Crossed I never thought I’d be in my 30’s, throwing rocks at a woman’s second-story bedroom window. First night out the pen in two years, and they were going to lock me back up for vandalism. It sucks when your girlfriend gets kicked out of her apartment and has to move back in with herContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Robert Ragan”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tim Heerdink

Wolf in Temptation This morn, I walked dressedin cloth I’m not accustomedwhen population marks zerowithin my radius of reach. Hunger transports meout from my dark denso these urges canbe extinguishedbefore flamestake me. I see your beauty& I wish you couldfeel how hard it isto be me underneaththese clothes. Strip meof this false nature,ride meuntil IContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tim Heerdink”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tony Brewer

Morning Pages Every time I type your name it’s different like forms of snow that don’t matter while shoveling I can hear your punctuation written out how to breathe where to stop and start over and over A million notes without music typed too fast transposing letters & saying things wrong edited later toward strangeContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tony Brewer”