VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Danny D. Ford

Balancing Act

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Efe Tusder

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tim Heerdink

Wolf in Temptation This morn, I walked dressedin cloth I’m not accustomedwhen population marks zerowithin my radius of reach. Hunger transports meout from my dark denso these urges canbe extinguishedbefore flamestake me. I see your beauty& I wish you couldfeel how hard it isto be me underneaththese clothes. Strip meof this false nature,ride meuntil IContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tim Heerdink”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: James Maj

“you realizing Jesus watches you in the bathtub”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Marc Olmsted

Busted Busted the zipper on my jeans, fatso  blue hair fading growing out grey-black  beard already snowy –  66 maybe 20 years left.  “We’re building a community  of health and wellness”  – the billboard promises –  while here comes Homeless Dirty Hands  with his label’d  Zombie Survival Kit bag Was the girl in the  faux snowContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Marc Olmsted”

The Cruelest Month (call for submissions)

April is approaching…. April is Poetry Month.. .April is the cruelest month… according to T.S. Eliot… The above is not a poem…I promise my poetry isn’t that subpar even though it has the potential to be. Dropping April 1st (this is not a joke) will be the first volume of VOICES FROM THE FIRE…to kickContinue reading “The Cruelest Month (call for submissions)”

DEATH BY PUNK: A Milestone

Today is a bittersweet release of DFP’s first anthology DEATH BY PUNK… First the sweet before the bitter…About a couple of months ago I put out a call for an anthology that was going to serve as a giant love-letter to the spirit of : punk , DIY and counter culture in general with someContinue reading “DEATH BY PUNK: A Milestone”

LOST WEEKEND

Taking a rare full weekend off during a snowstorm for an out of town excursion… It an attempt at romance while courting death… in meantime, DFP is still taking submissions for DEATH BY PUNK until March1st Poems, stories (20 page limit), photos, art, essays…whatever Oh and as always VOICES FROM THE FIRE the blog laterContinue reading “LOST WEEKEND”