VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Paul Warren

VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Kenneth Vincent Walker

From Rome to Ruins Impoverished beyond Belief; where relief has Long past been viable Option over abject grief. Ostensibly, refusing to Cease, as Man’s greed Always gets in the way Of genuine prosperity. For how can we binge Drink at college when Our world thirsts and Hungers knowledge? These words are far More prophetic thanContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Kenneth Vincent Walker”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Chris Dorian

Broken?We exist in dimly lit, dingy, small rooms with painted block walls or some 2020 version of 70s wood panelingSurrounded by wires, and machines, and monitors, and pseudo concerned individuals asking if you have not just a plan but meansThen we transition to cozy couches, zen gardens, and inspirational quotes for about an hour atContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Chris Dorian”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Chad Christopher Dixon

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Rocío Iglesias

The Good Half When you said you only wanted half of me, did you mean the top or the bottom half? Maybe you meant the outside half and not the inside half Not the half that dives into the ocean but continually emerges the same person, A salt-covered osprey shaking off the sand, Looking youContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Rocío Iglesias

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: R. Keith

VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Mark James Andrews

Assisi Triptych Francis St. Frankie plucked a strawberry off the curb in a snow patch  on 8 Mile Road and planted her in the shag carpet at New York  Dominic’s big ranch crib on Windmill Point, another white lie  as the big wet snowflakes of the false Spring killed the crocuses.  The strawberry’s black patchContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Mark James Andrews”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Carmen Grover

The Golden Apple For many years I pruned apple trees. In the beginning I started very hesitantly wanting every apple to stand a fighting chance. As I continued to learn the craft pruning became easier overtime more apples fell to the ground without wavering, they became easier to get rid of. This made more chanceContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Carmen Grover”

LORCA 2.0: WRITER-MACHINE INTERFACE

One of the few principles Dumpster Fire Press has (and believe me there are few) is that as counter-culture publisher we are not one to sell out…as is pretty much apparent with the diverse amount of voices we have in our dumpster of talent and I mean that affectionately as everyone who contributes is aContinue reading “LORCA 2.0: WRITER-MACHINE INTERFACE”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Robert Fleming