VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

It’s nearly summer damn it and you know what that calls for? A new summer anthology from Dumpster Fire Press… First we presented you with DEATH BY PUNK and writers and artists from all over created some real magic in that grand homage to punk and DIY culture. Almost to the point , I wantedContinue reading “CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS”

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: 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: Kevin M. Hibshman

Different Day It’s a different day. Hope registers as a pain very familiar yet impossible to locate. Last night tossed aloft on a pure wave of intoxication. It’s a different day. I wake up feeling strange. Everything looks the same, but the air has shifted, altering cognition. I recognize the stains. It’s a different day.Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Kevin M. Hibshman”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Sushant Thapa

An Artist He wrote so playfully; Living every breath. Renouncing the bane behind; He displayed all he can. All he cared about deep inside. He dared to muddle the meaning For his own art; The art which also belonged to others. He is an artist of clumsy walks; A first step of a long run.Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Sushant Thapa”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Paul Tanner

meat like him lonely? oh aye – he’s got: no job. no friends. no girl. the benefits office boots him out after he’s signed the forms. the jobcentre tells him to get back out there. his local boozer is full of couples and families, and any singles in there are usually too young and/or outContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Paul Tanner”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Grover

The Last Poem Of 2020  It’s the final hour of twenty-twenty & I don’t think Poets are gonna save us Most of them last seen bragging on facebook About winning a fixed fight Afraid to look at the corruption In their own ranks Pyramid goes up to nowhere But it sells big dreams But IContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Grover”

DEATH BY PUNK: A Milestone

Today is a bittersweet release of DFP’s first anthology DEATH BY PUNK… First the sweet before the bitter…About a couple of months ago I put out a call for an anthology that was going to serve as a giant love-letter to the spirit of : punk , DIY and counter culture in general with someContinue reading “DEATH BY PUNK: A Milestone”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Luis Berriozabal