A Sestina for Jarret Jarret, do you have a large velvet pad I could borrow Or a gold gift box?  I need a round velvet bar, Jarret and an acrylic earring stand. Do you have a velvet apple ring case Or a slot bracelet tray? Jarret, right about now I could use a bangle braceletContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison”


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: Michael Lee Johnson

Poets Out of Service (V6) Like a full-service gas station or postal service workers displaced, racing to Staples retail for employment against the rules of labor, poets are out of business nowadays, you know. Who carries a loose change in their pockets? Who tosses loose coins in their car ashtray anymore? iPhones, smartphones, life is aContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lee Johnson”