VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Peter Magliocco

Under a Web of Branches Her Sex Doll Does anyone see the ultimate paradox? In a grown child’s broken toy, I mean Out old hands cannot mend Or bring life back to The baby sex doll, spinning no more: Sunlight once braided innocent glints Through her auburn hair Curled with the root of trees SoContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Peter Magliocco

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Milenko Županović

Baptized In the holy river baptized on the land of fire in the womb of mystery a world without hope fear without chandeliers.

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Iris Gipson

Bitch Bitch you say? You gon’ learn today. When you say bitch make sure to add that extra adjective. Beautiful bitch Intelligent bitch Tenacious bitch Champion bitch Harding working bitch Brilliant bitch Innovative bitch Talented bitch Courageous bitch Helpful bitch Hold on I got some more bitch Bold bitch invincible bitch thoughtful bitch Chic bitchContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Iris Gipson”

FINAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: GODS, GUNS GLORY & GREED

Getting things in order for what will be our final anthology before Dumpster Fire Press officially shuts down in February 2023…not that we won’t be back but for a plethora of reasons a one year sabbitical at the very least is needed… Earlier this year we hit you with BEDROOM ANATOMY LESSONS focusing on aContinue reading “FINAL CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: GODS, GUNS GLORY & GREED”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Nancy E. Campos

SUICIDE  You say it’s the easy way out  Shut your mouth, you have no idea what my pain is about  The feeling of being out of control  How every thought digs a darker hole  Thoughts you can’t escape you can’t erase  The anxiety makes you sweat and your heart starts to race  I have nowhereContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Nancy E. Campos”

FORCE OF JULY…ROUND 2

Like APOCALYPSE NOW REDUX we got some more stuff for you from DFP… first off VOICES FROM THE FIRE VOLUME 9 Still burning…VOICES FROM THE FIRE continues! Collecting poetry, prose and stunning visuals from the official Dumpster Fire Press, rolling e-zine VOICES FROM THE FIRE featuring wordsmiths and artists from here, there and everywhere in-between.Continue reading “FORCE OF JULY…ROUND 2”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Jay Maria Simpson

Dystopia The jackal always invaded her dreams The places were always set In readiness for the rest of the pack To complete her profound disgust at  Layers of explanation The saddened festivals were near Dire death was close by  The aeroplane was running late The helicopter was playing a jig Xmas came and went EasterContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Jay Maria Simpson”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ananta Kumar Singh 

Hateful Eight

Alright, it’s not exactly a spite filled issue…please ignore my pathetic attempt at being clever with a simple ryhme and reference to a certain film by a certain director… VOICES FROM THE FIRE vol. 8 Culled from the official Dumpster Fire Press blog…VOICES FROM THE FIRE!Dumpster Fire Press continues featuring poets, writers and visual artistContinue reading “Hateful Eight”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Gary Maxwell

A Meditation for Monday Morning Proud, lifelong members of a mediocracy – they plan to die here. A quiet harbor. All that fills the air’s the scent of dead fish, stinking. Managed by seagulls screeching high above our heads, the daily droppings are their directives. In the belly of THIS beast I envy Jonah. AmericanContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Gary Maxwell”