VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Sex with Robots is Quality Control You never see THESE jobs advertised in the papers. Anyone who would apply and sit through that interview, they don’t want.  Sex with robots is quality control. And if they settled on that most efficient method  of assembly line work, things could get rather intimate outside the lunchroom.  422Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ryan Quinn Flanagan”

SMALL GESTURES FROM BIG HANDS

Yeah, yeah I could’ve conjured a better title for a press release but April has been unusually cruel this year with the debacle that was PoetFest and the juggernaut of a struggle with a spreadsheet poetry manuscript…’nuff said. Our third release for National Poetry Month which is not spread sheet poetry… Now when one ofContinue reading “SMALL GESTURES FROM BIG HANDS”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: S.A. Gerber

Coffee We met  for coffee.  I had  No intention  of hitting  on her.  I was   married and  her husband  was doing  time for  some kind  of telemarket-  ing fraud.  Besides, she  has… rumor  has it…  f—ed most  of the   boys in  the Buddha  Garden poetry  reading group.  She hosted  this group  and was  now droning Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: S.A. Gerber”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Cord Moreski

True Believer  for Alicia Purpura It’s quite an honor  catching you in the act ducking out  of another crowded party  in the wee hours of the morning  road soda in one hand  handlebar in the other  riding gracefully  down the sidewalk  singing, “East Coast! Fuck You!”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ari Whipple

Blue Mountain Fear When Sandra began her run, she always felt slow and tired like an unoiled machine, drudging her way into the desert trail, but by the time the bushes opened up into the blue mountains, she felt refreshed and lithe, awakened by sights and sounds, little as they were: the sound of theContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ari Whipple”