VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: James Maj

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Maksym Beshlei

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: James Maj

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Kristen DiLandro

Little failures everywhere Black bulbs the size of pin heads germinate below the translucent layer of skin. Like clockwork, they grow thick, sharp sprouts reaching toward the sun. This coarse overgrowth reminds me how long it’s been since I’ve wielded a razor. No skirt today. Covering the legs is easy. But out in the open,Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Kristen DiLandro”

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”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: R. Keith

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Merritt Waldon

For Ferlinghetti__3/6/2021 Sitting in beige bar stool higher than the desk Realizing a long with a great poet that I too Have not lain with beauty all my life Although beauty is everything, all of it; The great mysterious sonata in one fell swoop Never dying yet lying apart the multiple tones Of home &Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Merritt Waldon”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger