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”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: R. Keith

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VOICES FROM THE FIRE: László Aranyi

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VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lee Johnson

Frogs “Grow grass, stone frogs,” written on bathroom walls. Hippie beads, oodles colorful acid pills in dresser draws, no clothes, kaleidoscope condoms,  ostentatious sex. No Bibles or Sundays that anyone remembers. Rochdale College, Toronto, Ontario 1972, freedom school, free education. Makes no sense, when you’re high on a song “American Woman” blasting  eardrums and policeContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lee Johnson”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Paul Warren

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VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Joseph Farley

Better Lies Tomorrow I will tell better lies, ones that are fit to wrap around the truth. You can’t serve up just the facts. That would be too cold. No, you must warm it up, add spice, distort it, so not even you can recognize exactly what you are talking about. Practice Every day IContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Joseph Farley”