VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Danny D. Ford

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VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Jonathan Bracker

Techniques Used In Therapy Now that he no longer goes To therapists, Kenneth  Has counted up and found  His totaled thirteen. Of these, five had – after he was hooked, Or nearly so – asked him a question Which, when first he heard it, surprised:  “What are you getting from your misery?” It took himContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Jonathan Bracker”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Duane Vorhees

HOPE, LOVE, GOD We Meat Creatures are easily damaged, prone to age and spoilage. Not understanding our habitat or each other or ourselves, we survive by hiding from fact. Reason by emotion is compromised, honor by opportunity. We are content to admire our meat in those mirrors we devised to fool us into belief inContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Duane Vorhees”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lacy

Is this some kind of beautiful pain Or am i some kind of modern day slave  Just trying to remember that I’m only captive to what I try to escape from If I view my bad days in the way I will on  My death bed, let’s call it a futon Then I’m still wantingContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lacy”

THE FIRE KEEPS GOING

Our first volume of VOICES FROM THE FIRE for 2022 has been released! Dumpster Fire Press enters 2022 with our latest eclectic volume of VOICES FROM THE FIRE assembled from the official VOICES FROM THE FIRE blog via dumpsterfirepress.com featuring: poets, writers, and artists from here, there, and everywhere in-between going to places familiar andContinue reading “THE FIRE KEEPS GOING”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Merritt Waldon

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Alan Catlin

The Waitress Men in suits imagine themselves posing for cover of Black Belt magazine: white shirts open, black chest hair turning gray, exposed, gold neck bling, a single edged razor blade affixed to a chain.  Sit at a four top table. Order elaborate cocktails with precise instructions.  Blood red steaks, so rare the cow mightContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Alan Catlin”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE:John Druge

After the Fury Everyone remembers  A suicide Not everyone  Remembers a life This is the age of personal Revolutions This is the age  Of tenuous togetherness In isolation Keyboard companions In echo chambers  Of hate and cancellation Bold delusions And enduring sounds Of silence In the aftermath Of Truth On the Edge of Town IContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE:John Druge”

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:BEDROOM ANATOMY LESSONS

OUR NEW SPRING ANTHOLOGY is getting prepped for a mid March/April release date. LOVE, SEX, ROMANCE…everything you dread. Bedroom antics, sexual musings, paranormal erotica of a questionable taste. What did you ultimately learn about yourself? Was it worth it or just a toxic trance? Every quarter DFP will be releasing a thematic anthology and BEDROOMContinue reading “CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:BEDROOM ANATOMY LESSONS”