VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter

What would they say? Have you ever thought of somethingThat you would like to seeAfter you have died?Morbid perhaps but still. I have just decided thatI would like a transcript ofWhat everybody I cared for said about meOn the day they burn or bury my body, and The actual words, verbatim when,The day they wereContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter

Walked the Walk ‘Perhaps you fancy, you know if it’s a nice day next Sunday a little walk along the beach maybe.’ I said.Feeling like a would be suitor in a second rate period drama.Then somehow I instantly made it worse by saying ,‘Or we could walk in the park you know, the nice woodedContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

Bold New Mindscape

There are some books that you will read that will shake you to your core and remind you what real writing and art is all about in Ari Whipple’s hybrid collection of poetry and art.These are some of the most courageous page ever to go into print from Dumpster Fire Press and it’s an honorContinue reading “Bold New Mindscape”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter

How I knew you were dead – PT2 Not that it matters anymore,did it ever really matter at all?What they, you, thought of me, A matter of belief.It will always be. I’ve know been told ‘she was trying to be kind,you know Stephen, ‘with your state of mind’Oh right, so she’s dying, duly dies, without good luck,Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tiberius Galloway

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Duane Vorhees

MALPRACTICE Though ambulances full of years have passed I’m dependent on drugs, crutches, and slings. My condition continues to get worse. I still carry some fragments of our past. Plagued by the bad, I forget our good things. Time was my doctor, Amnesia my nurse. DOUBLING THROUGH the eating and the eaten the rower andContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Duane Vorhees”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Davette Stout

The Upgrade As I sit here on the lot I realize no one notices me My color has oxidized My body has wrinkles And dents My lights have lost their sparkle My bumper is sagging. I show age But not knowledge or wisdom. No one sees or cares What I have seen Where I haveContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Davette Stout”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter

These Days.  Yes, I’m afraid it’s me, And this is you now, Well I’ll be.  A detached house, attached husband, Two kids, a new surname.  A brand-new Audi. Your face was a picture, when you realised  I, wasn’t working with the removal men. It was mine the stuff they were moving into the new house.Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter”