VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Danny D. Ford

Balancing Act

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Johann Van Der Walt

Guilt comes in our silences I tell myself that I am a far flung ideal,  my thoughts love to attract anything worth regret, no company more loved by misery  than the graveyard in which my mind sleeps. I look in the mirror and brush my teeth, routines somehow scratching too far under my skin. IsContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Johann Van Der Walt”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Stickney

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

It’s nearly summer damn it and you know what that calls for? A new summer anthology from Dumpster Fire Press… First we presented you with DEATH BY PUNK and writers and artists from all over created some real magic in that grand homage to punk and DIY culture. Almost to the point , I wantedContinue reading “CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS”

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: Dillinger

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Leah Mueller

Pandemic Neoliberals Tacoma, before everything went to hell: eating fresh salmon and drinking martinis against a sunset backdrop of Puget Sound moments before the car crashed into a utility pole at ninety miles per hour and nobody survived the accident. Tow away the wreckage, no one wants to see it. Take off your facemask, orderContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Leah Mueller”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tony Brewer

Morning Pages Every time I type your name it’s different like forms of snow that don’t matter while shoveling I can hear your punctuation written out how to breathe where to stop and start over and over A million notes without music typed too fast transposing letters & saying things wrong edited later toward strangeContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tony Brewer”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: James Maj

“you realizing Jesus watches you in the bathtub”