VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lee Johnson

Poets Out of Service (V6) Like a full-service gas station or postal service workers displaced, racing to Staples retail for employment against the rules of labor, poets are out of business nowadays, you know. Who carries a loose change in their pockets? Who tosses loose coins in their car ashtray anymore? iPhones, smartphones, life is aContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Michael Lee Johnson”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Milenko Županović

Visions of Immortality In the dark valley, the tears of the faithful, on the bloody rock on the night of the resurrection, the Son of God, prayers on the eternal fire. The blue dome, the Sistine in the Bay of Saints in the moonlight in the fog of remembrance, the bells of Christians on theContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Milenko Županović”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tiberius Galloway

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dan Provost

The Duluoz Legend –the stories are all good lonesome traveler. Suicide by alcohol. Integrity achieved by fighting it out with A sad & brutal landscape. Sure, Jacky boy… Living life on your limitless terms Came and went in a 47-year-old gust of tears. The “jewel center” you fought so hard to define… Ended up asContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dan Provost”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Marc Olmsted

VACCINE Inoculate hungerInject educationUnplug Virus X tweeting!Mask socialism calling it“free health care”Drain oil abscessfrom gasoline planet’s armSocial distance the copsclubs & guns sheathedin weeping empathy –Police dog’s head of angernow stretched outon massive paws big sigh asleep

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Stickney

Ambient Light When God said – Let there be light – It was an all surrounding Tour of wave and particle. But He found At night Especially after the fall Just Adam and Eve They and their bodies That sparking That glowing after Was just not enough To show the glory of the world Between sunset and riseContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: John Stickney”

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)”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: James Maj

“Goldilocks at the Rubicon”