VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ethan Goffman

One Man’s Trash As I emptied the trash, a trove of glasses slipped into the garbage bag’s gaping mouth.  “Hey,” I asked my wife, “have you thrown out my old glasses”?  “They were just sitting in a heap,” she said. “Some of them must have been decades old.” It was true, I had left themContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ethan Goffman”

NOBODY GETS OUT ALIVE…JUST RECYCLED

That’s how it felt editing this ambitous poetry chapbook from the ever-evolving Edward Wells…our fourth release for NATIONAL POETRY MONTH… I’m not going to bullshit anyone, the manuscript was accepted before I was stern with guidelines and such… However, I liked this cat after meeting him virtually at one of Mad Swirl’s live open MIC’sContinue reading “NOBODY GETS OUT ALIVE…JUST RECYCLED”

New Day, New Year, New Release

Dumpster Fire Press kicking 2022 off right with our first release of the year…I KNOW A PLACE If Camus were Canadian, dabbled more in the visual arts and went really absurd with the philosophy of the absurd as absurdly possible…you’d have R. Keith and he’s back with a stunning collection of vispo…that’s visual poetry forContinue reading “New Day, New Year, New Release”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Leah Mueller

The Great Reset Fuck trigger warnings  and the new normal. Give me danger. Late-night  standing ride between train cars: our sweaty hands clutched side chains to avoid falling onto the tracks. Pre-dawn drunk beside the lake: insistent police spotlights  swept the sand after the beach closed  for the evening.  We hid bottles under shirts, asContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Leah Mueller”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tiberius Galloway

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Jubilant All Hallow’s Eve… DFP is taking this day to reflect on the darkness and insidiousness we’ve spread in the last year and will be bringing back VOICES FROM THE FIRE appropiately enough for DAY OF THE DEAD…because we’re all dead inside anyway and with the planet on fire, it’s just a matter of time.Continue reading “HAPPY HALLOWEEN”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison