VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Edward Wells

*Note to accompany: This text, the remarkable wild:/ an unknown continent/  a term used to mean/ geographers were positive/ imagination to run riot/ writers depicted/ gems and jewels is a creative reading, which is to say sourced from, The Remarkable Voyages of Captain Cook by Rhoda Blumberg and The Wild Orphan by Robert Froman,  itContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Edward Wells”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: R. KEITH

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Tustin

MOPPING IN LITTLE CIRCLES I get bored easily and I don’t mind menial labor But to do the same task every day or to do one thing for an hour? In and out or up and down, the same few muscles working And the rest lax – I just can’t do it. Don’t ask meContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Tustin”

A Bloody Thank You

It’s fitting that I watched the film 1917 right before I released DFP’s third release for National Poetry Month… THANK YOU, MR PRESIDENT by Bleeding Heart Poet Bleeding Heart Poet takes you to another time and place, drawing you into lives ravaged by war in a land where voices are seldom heard from or evenContinue reading “A Bloody Thank You”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Linnet Phoenix

Tinder It’s not often an autumn sunwith cool morning air rendersmy day glorious for a frisky gallop.As we set out, she asks,“how are you doing?”I sigh inside, trying to remember.“Have I told you I’m getting divorced?”She has heard the gossip spilt from bored lips She offers commiserations. Turns to me.“Now you are free to beContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Linnet Phoenix”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Stickney

Ambient Light When God said – Let there be light – It was an all surrounding Tour of wave and particle. But He found At night Especially after the fall Just Adam and Eve They and their bodies That sparking That glowing after Was just not enough To show the glory of the world Between sunset and riseContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Stickney”

FOR SVETLANA

The second release for National Poetry Month is a bit different for Dumpster Fire Press. FOR SVETLANNA is a collection of poetry compiled by Rita Marie Recine who was not intended to be the sole author and there’s a story there, just like there’s always a story. You DFP has always sort of prided itselfContinue reading “FOR SVETLANA”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

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”