VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Kenneth Vincent Walker

From Rome to Ruins Impoverished beyond Belief; where relief has Long past been viable Option over abject grief. Ostensibly, refusing to Cease, as Man’s greed Always gets in the way Of genuine prosperity. For how can we binge Drink at college when Our world thirsts and Hungers knowledge? These words are far More prophetic thanContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Kenneth Vincent Walker”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Chad Christopher Dixon

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 FROM THE FIRE: James Maj

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Carmen Grover

The Monster Shake  I have never pondered the strength of a handshake…how hard to squeeze, how long to hold, how much to shake and when to release?  Like my anger!  The tale of the father who was battered and now himself is abusive…why?  Fighting it, resisting it and even hating it, but it’s much moreContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Carmen Grover”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger

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: Peter Crowley

Home, at Last      The backyard is crumbling.       Masked men with machetes butchered the hedges. The pool is a hydrothermal vent where the bacterium LUCA enjoys the floats. Where there isn’t dirt, the grass is coarse and tan.        Rabbits have pledged allegiance to a new kind. Squirrels scurry up the trees, hiding forever behind soft, white,Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Peter Crowley”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: George Gad Economou

Invisible Drunkard as you hunker down on your stool and order PBR and Kentucky Beau, look to your left, perhaps to your right, I’m on a stool drinking getting disoriented, you’ll see a shadow sitting there, nodding in approval of your crude order and your  frigid manners. a crazy old man, in something resembling aContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: George Gad Economou