VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lacy

Jesus Christ there’s no use for this Judas there’s no choice but to do it Predestined to see Mother Earth from fleshy knees tell us there’s no fucking need to do this watch me pray in the street While the false Christians loot us Let’s go after the misguided Open fire on the looters IContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lacy”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lee Johnson

Waltz Footprints in Snow  Care to dance a new waltz renew, or drift back to those old vintage footprints− waltz with me footprints in snow fog covering over old snow. Rose Petals in a Dark Room I’m but a poet of this ministry, rose petals in a dark room fall. Everyone’s life is a conflict.Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lee Johnson”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Cord Moreski

Notice  The landlord is paying  a visit this evening  while I see him getting back  into his shiny Ferrari  playing with the dashboard  outside my living room window I got this notice between my fingers  but don’t even have to open it  to realize what this is again  because if I listen carefully  the otherContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Cord Moreski”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Marie D. Moldovan

Androgynous I was but thirteen years of age, You called me a disgusting fag, Not the kind you roll and toke, But instead, the one butted in joke. What a joke!?! ​ You were my mother; you should have known better To ask a question you didn’t want answered. Seeking labels confining letter… …To openlyContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Marie D. Moldovan”

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: 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: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: Stephen Whitter

Becoming old First it reminds me most friends are dead.Well, that is just the way of things, what can I expect ?Did I think they would wait for me, give me a chance to catch up?I tried.Because I wanted my to be together again, talk for hours over a cup.Well, that seemed more probable thanContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter”

VOICES AND VISIONS

VOICES FROM THE FIRE VOL. 11 is availabe right now! Collected the poems, stories and illustrations from offical VOICES FROM THE FIRE blog via the Dumpster Fire Press website…covering September through November 5th (fittingly enough) We’ve doing this two years now and will be running Volume 12 daily until we reach hiatus stage where weContinue reading “VOICES AND VISIONS”