VOICES FROM THE FIRE: R. Bremmer

The styptic pencil of the mind having written, in blood, moves on, becomes a hand, opens wide, slaps the mind in its face, then squeezes tightly into a fist of mystery. You try to unclench it and reveal its wonders. But it won’t be unclenched, so you wander in search of fulfillment or doughnuts, whicheverContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: R. Bremmer”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Jonathan Bracker

Two Things My Cat Does  1.Henry loves being let outInto the hall of the apartment houseto collapse and roll over the carpet. He looks up; I stoopTo fingeringHenry’s stomach.  Each time. 2.Whenever Henry cleans, a legShoots up to wave like the arm Of a boy in grammar schoolSilently mouthing the words “Call on me, teacher!IContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Jonathan Bracker”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: J.J. Campbell

on the verge of madness just another broken child scribbling down words  in a notebook on the  verge of madness yet not quite certain  what comes next it is easier to take orders  than make decisions but sometimes the ledge disappears and you have  no choice sink or swim live or die and once survival Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: J.J. Campbell”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Danny D. Ford

How I Know I am all  grown up I am unsure what colour shoes  to wear and it’s the fact there is a choice that leaves me overwhelmed ‘no’  she says ‘that’s how you know  you are bourgeois cunt’ Crumbs for Carra he always  finds a way to leave them on the table   by theContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Danny D. Ford”

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: Dillinger

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: S.R. Malone

The Purgatory Gate I Skies crackled overhead. Was it lightning or something of fouler origins? Unsure, he nudged the iron visor from his eyes. Never before had he witnessed such deviancy from the greys and blues of the skies above, save for the melting pinks that bled into winter mornings above the village. Now theContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: S.R. Malone”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Maksym Beshlei

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Duane Vorhees

WHEN THEY LOVE US NOT   When the ones we want to love us   leave no doubt they’ve left us behind,   should we loll around, scavengers   of leftovers lying around?   Or should we collate our losses   like alarmed lieutenants behind   the lines, wannabe avengers   of honor lost onContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Duane Vorhees”