VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Daniel J. Flore III

My Day I’m sittingand watchingthe carsgo by they carryaway myday ontheir hoods my daylooks sogood asit passesme by that Imight evenlive it

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Kushal Poddar

The Roadkill You already have arisen to the steady sobbing. “Do you think her son is still locked inside?” I step out. Night has left its sanguine plumes on our staircase; its predator moans in the darkness; spring mates in the pollen ridden milieu with humid heat. No snivelling I hear.  Your hands have theContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Kushal Poddar”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Marc Olmsted

Busted Busted the zipper on my jeans, fatso  blue hair fading growing out grey-black  beard already snowy –  66 maybe 20 years left.  “We’re building a community  of health and wellness”  – the billboard promises –  while here comes Homeless Dirty Hands  with his label’d  Zombie Survival Kit bag Was the girl in the  faux snowContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Marc Olmsted”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE #1

Dumpster Fire Press is proud to announce the first release for National Poetry Month… VOICES FROM THE FIRE volume 1…. Spotlighting voices heard, seldom heard or never heard at all. First featured on the VOICES FROM THE FIRE series , we’ve got poets , writers and artist spanning from here, there and everywhere in-between… of courseContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE #1”

DEATH BY PUNK: A Milestone

Today is a bittersweet release of DFP’s first anthology DEATH BY PUNK… First the sweet before the bitter…About a couple of months ago I put out a call for an anthology that was going to serve as a giant love-letter to the spirit of : punk , DIY and counter culture in general with someContinue reading “DEATH BY PUNK: A Milestone”

grinding through the flames

Taking about a week off unless I go crazy from overwork… However, DFP will be announcing its first anthology and seeking submissions. VOICES FROM THE FIRE WILL RETURN JANUARY 31 Stay surreal

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Harry McNabb

Mr. Socks and the Giant Bee I decided, after I had seen a post on social media about “coming out day,” that I would make a pivotal decision about my sexuality for forever or for the time being. I said to myself that if the boss called me in to his office in the nextContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Harry McNabb”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Marc Olmsted

LIZARD SKIN BLUES I voted of course recycled marched with a sign as planet boils & species die & my own blood’s stand-off w/ gallons of cancerous pesticides & tons of phony chemical sandwiches consumed more than half decade lizard skin where once infected I am the planet Earth I am the compost bucket dissolvingContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Marc Olmsted”