VOICES FROM THE FIRE: M.A. Blickley & Zoe Anastassiou

Mother’s Milk My lips tremble as if I am about to cry. Please let your mother’s milk steel me against the animal I become when my brain confuses intellectual arousal with physical pleasure.  Why do I nurse wounds that flow from the expectations of others?  Sometimes it feels like I’m the suckling of a TinContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: M.A. Blickley & Zoe Anastassiou”

ECHOES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC

Try as one might to say something to clever in a press release…it’s not going to happen with a work of this magnitude which speaks quite well for itself… From out of Nigeria, we are honored to present the poetry of John “The Apostle” Chinaka Onyeche in the hopes the reader will learn, further theContinue reading “ECHOES ACROSS THE ATLANTIC”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE:James Maj

“part of a story”

LAST WORD OF 2021…

Usually you’d be seeing a VOICES FROM THE FIRE post about this time of day…. Surprisingly though CHILDHOOD’S END: TWILIGHT OF THE SUPERHUMANS & WAITING FOR LUCY dropped today… The year end anthology from Dumpster Fire Press…CHILDHOOD’S END encompassing two concepts..TWILIGHT OF THE SUPERHEROES an homage to superheroes as well as a tribute to heroismContinue reading “LAST WORD OF 2021…”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Anibal Perez Longhi

The Girl Who Watched the River He saw him every day from his window. He was sitting on a bench in the plaza, and perhaps to forget his loneliness, he was feeding the pigeons with the scraps of food that the charity volunteers usually distributed. Elio, it was the beggar’s observer name, opened the window,Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Anibal Perez Longhi”

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: Efe Tusder

Vespers for bones Divine rape service was our family business. I was born with this gift of violence. Gift from son of a fat bitch. Excuse me, but if I’m not mistaken some sick ass start smoking my brain and my cannibalism flowing in his veins. It is the democratic process. You know, rape ageContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Efe Tusder”

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”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: R.M. Engelhardt

Shakespeare,  Kerouac & Bukowski Are Waiting And You’re Running Late (In Memoriam For Gerald) Everyday One Poet Enters Another Exits Handing Over The Pen It’s the story of The world the story of Words the story Of what makes a Poet a human being And makes a human Being a poet To each Their ownContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: R.M. Engelhardt”