VOICES FROM THE FIRE: James Maj

cleansing of the temple

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Steven Dee Kish

Bad Friends I flip open my zippo lighter…flick …flick… The orange flame lights my Kent cigarette; the smell of tobacco fills the air. I grab a church key and open a bottle of beer. I’m drowning my sorrows with booze; it soothes my parched throat. Half buzzed; I take a stroll to MY community center.Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Steven Dee Kish”

Revelations Reflections Resurrection

Our final release for National Poetry Month… From the author of IMMORTAL DREAMS and PSLAMS OF LAST DAYS featuring a cover and interior by DFP’s very own art director Dillinger. Milenko Županovic’s work can be a lot to take in with an unflinching view of the world derived from esoteric mystical texts of both an OldContinue reading “Revelations Reflections Resurrection”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: George Schaefer

WHO’S ON TOP? Flip a coin to determine who’s on top Endlessly we bicker it never stops Lazy man I am indeed You mount your faithful stead We both enjoy inhibitions we drop MY FINGERS MANIPULATE        I carefully caress long golden thigh My fingers manipulate a deep sigh Ever so gently she moans  Her pleasureContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: George Schaefer”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

Litany for Jarret Keene Jarret can I ask you a question? Well more like a few questions. Have you written any poems lately? And if so, have you written any poems about pickles recently? What about tighty-whities? Do you have any poems about potted soil I could borrow? Have you ever written poems about dry,Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter

What do I Miss? Your first kiss?My last hit?Which of youDo I most miss?As time goes onNo easier to say,life has taken the choice away.But I know that she lies in wait for meMy arms wait patiently,Love with harm and Sharp kissSteals the memory of the one I miss. Repugnant You, repulsive, repugnant, revolting junkie,HereContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Merritt Waldon

what sup bitch-lips

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: George Schaefer

I’M NOT ANGRY!  I’M DRUNK! I’m not angry!  I’m drunk! I’ve had a pint  or two or three and my voice is getting loud I’m not mad at you I’m not mad at the world I can’t be mad at the world. I’m drunk and I feel lovey dovey if in a sloppy way IContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: George Schaefer”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Danny D. Ford

Balancing Act