VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Peter Magliocco

Under a Web of Branches Her Sex Doll Does anyone see the ultimate paradox? In a grown child’s broken toy, I mean Out old hands cannot mend Or bring life back to The baby sex doll, spinning no more: Sunlight once braided innocent glints Through her auburn hair Curled with the root of trees SoContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Peter Magliocco

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: Milenko Županović

Baptized In the holy river baptized on the land of fire in the womb of mystery a world without hope fear without chandeliers.

VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Milenko Županović

Tesla In love with a pigeon without memory of his homeland in a distant land magic and physics merges into the same thing. Thunder Juggler stolen and powerless it leaves a huge mark on humanity. And so in the dark at the end of the tunnel you can see the light called Nikola Tesla. RobertContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Milenko Županović

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Nancy E. Campos

SUICIDE  You say it’s the easy way out  Shut your mouth, you have no idea what my pain is about  The feeling of being out of control  How every thought digs a darker hole  Thoughts you can’t escape you can’t erase  The anxiety makes you sweat and your heart starts to race  I have nowhereContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Nancy E. Campos”

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”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Jay Maria Simpson

Dystopia The jackal always invaded her dreams The places were always set In readiness for the rest of the pack To complete her profound disgust at  Layers of explanation The saddened festivals were near Dire death was close by  The aeroplane was running late The helicopter was playing a jig Xmas came and went EasterContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Jay Maria Simpson”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ananta Kumar Singh 

Hateful Eight

Alright, it’s not exactly a spite filled issue…please ignore my pathetic attempt at being clever with a simple ryhme and reference to a certain film by a certain director… VOICES FROM THE FIRE vol. 8 Culled from the official Dumpster Fire Press blog…VOICES FROM THE FIRE!Dumpster Fire Press continues featuring poets, writers and visual artistContinue reading “Hateful Eight”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Gary Maxwell

A Meditation for Monday Morning Proud, lifelong members of a mediocracy – they plan to die here. A quiet harbor. All that fills the air’s the scent of dead fish, stinking. Managed by seagulls screeching high above our heads, the daily droppings are their directives. In the belly of THIS beast I envy Jonah. AmericanContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Gary Maxwell”