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: Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Sex with Robots is Quality Control You never see THESE jobs advertised in the papers. Anyone who would apply and sit through that interview, they don’t want.  Sex with robots is quality control. And if they settled on that most efficient method  of assembly line work, things could get rather intimate outside the lunchroom.  422Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ryan Quinn Flanagan”


Lady Babalon


Vladimir I knew the curry house was closed.  Smoke punished its own sky, lashed it like a schoolboy’s hide in 1950. I’d known how neglected it felt, how planets never really forgave it, blocking their view of God. The closet heterosexual was near the door juggling in advance for his new circus act,  the millennialsContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Doyle”


I Am A Poet What does that  even mean —— It suggests I -> might be a god but I do not think I am a god.  Am I shaman –  journeying and healing the tribe  I don’t think I’ve healed myself –  (let alone anyone  – else).  I listen to the Melvins – TheyContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: J.C. HAWKES”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Chinaka Onyeche

My Grandmother Was An Alchemist. My grandmother. It was in late August, and the early 50s now, when I last visited her in that old cool smoky hut from whence, we were all bred. This visit was after I noticed that her sorrows had become like the early morning rains drizzling, that kind which leavesContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Chinaka Onyeche”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Chinaka Onyeche

MY FATHER WORE GRIEF AS A GARMENT. Today my father cuts his hair low, he looks older & tired.  i can see it from his eyes,  myriad of life’s untold tales. i am looking through his private diaries locked up & hidden, maybe i will be lucky to see some of good recorded memories  ofContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Chinaka Onyeche”


Quick ShopI enter a shop, I haven’t visited beforeSlightly hesitant, as not being a new store,they may have seen my face before.And yet,This is the first time I’ve come through the door.I wonder, do they give that thought?It’s a small town after all. Nothing in particular I’m shopping for.Well this is billed as a  friendly,Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Bhoj Kumar Dhamala

Conviction  High morale, boosted status, and superb  Style of living makes one feel your better – Off guise and you are in seventh heaven  Just a delusion, you are out of it unless  You realize who you are the surrounding  Goes on after you for what you cannot  Afford to offer the poor creature livingContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Bhoj Kumar Dhamala”