VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Alex Z. Salinas

Hispanic sonnet, or The burbs Back then, I was insane. At a New Year’s party Smoked a Cuban cigar with a retired elevator Mechanic who not a year later slashed his throat In his backyard. His wife worked for the  Chicago Blackhawks, flashed a championship  Ring the size of a humble penthouse. Their  Porchlights fromContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Alex Z. Salinas”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Don’t Sit in my Hall Closet, Collecting Dust  Why all the ringers have to be dead ones, the telephone company has yet to explain, this facecloth full of ice over my knee as though a personal ice age is happening, that cooling off period you feel in your heart long before you hurt someone waitingContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ryan Quinn Flanagan”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE #1

Dumpster Fire Press is proud to announce the first release for National Poetry Month… VOICES FROM THE FIRE volume 1…. Spotlighting voices heard, seldom heard or never heard at all. First featured on the VOICES FROM THE FIRE series , we’ve got poets , writers and artist spanning from here, there and everywhere in-between… of courseContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE #1”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: James Maj

“Goldilocks at the Rubicon”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Anthony Kane Evans

A Walk in the Woods There was a car crash.  One of those accordion-style pileups.  Black ice.  The cars were still skidding in, adding to the damage.  I saw her trapped in the middle of it all.  Blue-gray car.  Make smashed out of all recognition.  She was screaming.  I was trying to get onto theContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Anthony Kane Evans”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ryan Quinn Flanagan

Windows, Horses Broken Vandal remnants, an old sweeper of glass in an ill-fitting smock, almost embarrassed to look up as if he has faltered in some unnameable way – windows, horses broken, three different colours of graffiti which may suggest the number of guilty parties, morning foot traffic walking by on the wide, careful notContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ryan Quinn Flanagan”