VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Wolfgang Carstens

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: James Maj

“Goldilocks at the Rubicon”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Anthony Kane Evans

A Walk in the Woods There was a car crash.  One of those accordion-style pileups.  Black ice.  The cars were still skidding in, adding to the damage.  I saw her trapped in the middle of it all.  Blue-gray car.  Make smashed out of all recognition.  She was screaming.  I was trying to get onto theContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Anthony Kane Evans”

Off the Rails or Kill john compton…

“I’m going to kill john compton who doesn’t use capital letters.” Is a phrase I uttered over the summer as I agonized over the most jacked-up word file of all time, while working with a different publisher at the moment. Presenting the second edition of john compton’s intimate and unflinching poetry collection POEMS: TRAINRIDE ELSEWHERE…originallyContinue reading “Off the Rails or Kill john compton…”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Stickney

“The Memory Twins Huff and Puff and Rescue the Day“

Obligatory Editor’s Rant

Well, it’s not really an obligation…I still have free will, after all…don’t I…that’s a tricky inquiry isn’t it? Being electromagnetically spastically animated bones and meat on an interconnected bio-sphere to further propagate the zany super-cosmic string that is life with existential multi-planed vibrations so the universe doesn’t flatline. I shouldn’t be writing this, I shouldContinue reading “Obligatory Editor’s Rant”