VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Cord Moreski

Notice  The landlord is paying  a visit this evening  while I see him getting back  into his shiny Ferrari  playing with the dashboard  outside my living room window I got this notice between my fingers  but don’t even have to open it  to realize what this is again  because if I listen carefully  the otherContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Cord Moreski”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Mark James Andrews

Assisi Triptych Francis St. Frankie plucked a strawberry off the curb in a snow patch  on 8 Mile Road and planted her in the shag carpet at New York  Dominic’s big ranch crib on Windmill Point, another white lie  as the big wet snowflakes of the false Spring killed the crocuses.  The strawberry’s black patchContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Mark James Andrews”

VOICES AND VISIONS

VOICES FROM THE FIRE VOL. 11 is availabe right now! Collected the poems, stories and illustrations from offical VOICES FROM THE FIRE blog via the Dumpster Fire Press website…covering September through November 5th (fittingly enough) We’ve doing this two years now and will be running Volume 12 daily until we reach hiatus stage where weContinue reading “VOICES AND VISIONS”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Matthew McGuirk

Coins Between Bed Sheets A jingling between sheets at 1am, 2am, 3am. Coins caught in coverlets, trapped to tink off each other as the clock wears time thin until pinks and oranges light eastern skies and the alarm clock sounds trumpets for a new day. Jousting in the Dark Turning words in my head likeContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Matthew McGuirk”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: George Schaefer

THE DRUNKENING The drunkening is underway and I’ll say it wasn’t my fault but I know it was fully an occurrence of my own choosing I’ll heartily swallow the rotgut whiskey and without memory stumble back to the train station avoiding law enforcement on auto pilot I’ll catch the right train; sip an extra largeContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: George Schaefer”

THE SELFISH CITY: A REVIEW

*every so often at DFP we spotlight a title we haven’t released. As Editor in-Chief I usually end the year spotlighting several books from different publishers featuring authors that may or may not have contributed to Dumpster Fire Press. Bhoj Kumar Dhamala’s THE SELFISH CITY was going to be one of those works, however sometimesContinue reading “THE SELFISH CITY: A REVIEW”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Nathan Graziano

Manson’s Child When I was in the tenth grade, splattered  with acne, I decided that I’d had enough of Catholicism and its steady stab of guilt. The next logical step was to devote myself to Lord Satan and master black magic. So I borrowed a book from the library on Aleister Crowley, hoping to learn Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Nathan Graziano”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Anushna Biswas

THE WITNESS I am the Peepul tree For decades I have provided shelter to people in rain or shine I am the witness of dynamics of the society Seen people from being a child to getting crippled by age I am the witness from growth to death Witness to beautiful morphing to decay  I amContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Anushna Biswas”

Riding Further Off into the Human Zoo

The almost Fall…Fall anthology…Fall of the press for now culminates in our final (for now) fall anthology GUNS GODS GLORY & GREED encompassing both the western pulp HONKY-TONK ANGELS and the cultish ANIMAL MASKS No we’re not cowboys but we are going off in the sunset a bit to interact with the rest of theContinue reading “Riding Further Off into the Human Zoo”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Milenko Županović

Tesla In love with a pigeon without memory of his homeland in a distant land magic and physics merges into the same thing. Thunder Juggler stolen and powerless it leaves a huge mark on humanity. And so in the dark at the end of the tunnel you can see the light called Nikola Tesla. RobertContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Milenko Županović