VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter

         Victoria Coach Station-Isle of Wight. An inexplicable indoor wind whips litter around my feet and bags.A newly docked Coach, it’s hot tyre smell reminds me of the roads back home in Summertime.Though we are deep in November, nearly December.Coaches smell of Summer, years of my childhood on a tourist island where Coaches abound, andContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Stephen Whitter”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Tiberius Galloway

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ethan Goffman

I Am an Oracle In 2025 the United States as we know it will cease to exist. In 2042 I will die, alone and impoverished, in a shoddy facility set up, quickly and haphazardly, to house the elderly and terminally ill. Between those two events, my wife will die of a medical emergency. In 2070,Continue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Ethan Goffman”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Shane Allison

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Paul Warren

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Dillinger

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Chris Dorian

Broken?We exist in dimly lit, dingy, small rooms with painted block walls or some 2020 version of 70s wood panelingSurrounded by wires, and machines, and monitors, and pseudo concerned individuals asking if you have not just a plan but meansThen we transition to cozy couches, zen gardens, and inspirational quotes for about an hour atContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Chris Dorian”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Chad Christopher Dixon

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Rocío Iglesias

The Good Half When you said you only wanted half of me, did you mean the top or the bottom half? Maybe you meant the outside half and not the inside half Not the half that dives into the ocean but continually emerges the same person, A salt-covered osprey shaking off the sand, Looking youContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Rocío Iglesias

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: R. Keith