VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Gayle Bell

Buddy And The King Of I-35 If you see us camped on a busy street a sign that says nee foo Spare some change A dollar for a smile a can of dogfood for the king of I35 May the Lord serve you well He says to all who pass I was a mutt escapingContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Gayle Bell”

CARRYING THE FIRE

Recently, the Editor in Chief of Dumpster Fire Press engaged in a collaboration with musical talent Brotherwell of the RE: COVERY PROJECT in the adaption of his poem “Railroad Earth” into a song… It’s been quite the journey and we hope you enjoy. at the bottom you’ll find links to more of Brotherwell’s work asContinue reading “CARRYING THE FIRE”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tiberius Galloway

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dan Provost

The Duluoz Legend –the stories are all good lonesome traveler. Suicide by alcohol. Integrity achieved by fighting it out with A sad & brutal landscape. Sure, Jacky boy… Living life on your limitless terms Came and went in a 47-year-old gust of tears. The “jewel center” you fought so hard to define… Ended up asContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dan Provost”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ray Ziemer

Betrayal Another clattering army Crawls the desert Under towering plumes of dust; Another round of artillery fire Shakes the earth, Pounding mud houses Back into the salted earth they sprouted from Smudging a sickly shimmering sky From one uncertain horizon to the other. These ragged families fleeing down the road, Same as all those otherContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ray Ziemer”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Stickney

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Alan Catlin

On the Road They drove the car as if they hadn’t boosted it from the driveway of some  mansion they’d knocked over, drove as if the trunk wasn’t full of top shelf stuff they could pawn for pennies on someone else’s dollars, as if there weren’t designer bags stuffed with watches, earrings, necklaces, jewelry, noContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Alan Catlin”

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”