VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Stickney

“The Memory Twins Huff and Puff and Rescue the Day“

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”

DEATH BY PUNK: FINAL (official) CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

That’s right…DEATH BY PUNK is heading your way in April the cruelest month, just in time for Dumpster Fire Press’ colossal series of events to coincide with Poetry month…even the anthology is more than just poetry… So send you punk, DIY, counter culture and/or death themed work to clockworkoomphstudios@gmail if you feel so inclined toContinue reading “DEATH BY PUNK: FINAL (official) CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: R. KEITH

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Jack Henry

insurrection  i watch television  interviews with bandits  bent on destroying the last  vestige of democracy under  the guise of saving democracy  saving amerika, make amerika  great again  i watch neighbors, brothers,  sisters, people from the grocery  stores and pharmacy, from  diners on Main Street,  gas stations and repair shops,   from high white  towers of corporateContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Jack Henry”

Obligatory Editor’s Rant

Well, it’s not really an obligation…I still have free will, after all…don’t I…that’s a tricky inquiry isn’t it? Being electromagnetically spastically animated bones and meat on an interconnected bio-sphere to further propagate the zany super-cosmic string that is life with existential multi-planed vibrations so the universe doesn’t flatline. I shouldn’t be writing this, I shouldContinue reading “Obligatory Editor’s Rant”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: S.A. Gerber

Another round I’m drinking with Edgar  while Baudelaire claws  the turf and howls outside.  Poe is a lot drunker than  he should be…a cheap date,  a ‘lightweight’ even.  “You know that Lowell  wrote that I am only two-  fifth’s genius?”, he stutters.  “So fucking what!”, I reply,  Look what you did to that  guy outContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: S.A. Gerber”

LOST WEEKEND

Taking a rare full weekend off during a snowstorm for an out of town excursion… It an attempt at romance while courting death… in meantime, DFP is still taking submissions for DEATH BY PUNK until March1st Poems, stories (20 page limit), photos, art, essays…whatever Oh and as always VOICES FROM THE FIRE the blog laterContinue reading “LOST WEEKEND”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger