VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Peter Magliocco

Under a Web of Branches Her Sex Doll Does anyone see the ultimate paradox? In a grown child’s broken toy, I mean Out old hands cannot mend Or bring life back to The baby sex doll, spinning no more: Sunlight once braided innocent glints Through her auburn hair Curled with the root of trees SoContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Peter Magliocco

DOUBLE DIGITS

It’s a milestone at Dumpster Fire Press as we release VOICES FROM THE FIRE VOL. 10! Hitting double digits now! Dumpster Fire Press continues its counter-culture narrative with it’s tenth volume of the VOICES FROM THE FIRE collection culled directly from the official DFP website and blog of the same name: voices of reason, madness,Continue reading “DOUBLE DIGITS”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Milenko Županović

Tesla In love with a pigeon without memory of his homeland in a distant land magic and physics merges into the same thing. Thunder Juggler stolen and powerless it leaves a huge mark on humanity. And so in the dark at the end of the tunnel you can see the light called Nikola Tesla. RobertContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE:Milenko Županović

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Nancy E. Campos

SUICIDE  You say it’s the easy way out  Shut your mouth, you have no idea what my pain is about  The feeling of being out of control  How every thought digs a darker hole  Thoughts you can’t escape you can’t erase  The anxiety makes you sweat and your heart starts to race  I have nowhereContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Nancy E. Campos”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Joseph Farley

Better Lies Tomorrow I will tell better lies, ones that are fit to wrap around the truth. You can’t serve up just the facts. That would be too cold. No, you must warm it up, add spice, distort it, so not even you can recognize exactly what you are talking about. Practice Every day IContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Joseph Farley”

FORCE OF JULY…ROUND 2

Like APOCALYPSE NOW REDUX we got some more stuff for you from DFP… first off VOICES FROM THE FIRE VOLUME 9 Still burning…VOICES FROM THE FIRE continues! Collecting poetry, prose and stunning visuals from the official Dumpster Fire Press, rolling e-zine VOICES FROM THE FIRE featuring wordsmiths and artists from here, there and everywhere in-between.Continue reading “FORCE OF JULY…ROUND 2”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Bruce McDermott

Amazing People I saw this gentleman  on a TV documentary It was not a PBS documentary  He was a porno actor in his 60’s the oldest in the business it said And he could pull off the inevitable plot  on command You have it or not I suppose I need time and reason these daysContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Bruce McDermott”

Hateful Eight

Alright, it’s not exactly a spite filled issue…please ignore my pathetic attempt at being clever with a simple ryhme and reference to a certain film by a certain director… VOICES FROM THE FIRE vol. 8 Culled from the official Dumpster Fire Press blog…VOICES FROM THE FIRE!Dumpster Fire Press continues featuring poets, writers and visual artistContinue reading “Hateful Eight”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Gary Maxwell

A Meditation for Monday Morning Proud, lifelong members of a mediocracy – they plan to die here. A quiet harbor. All that fills the air’s the scent of dead fish, stinking. Managed by seagulls screeching high above our heads, the daily droppings are their directives. In the belly of THIS beast I envy Jonah. AmericanContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Gary Maxwell”

VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Kappa Waugh

Benedictus Benedictine in a tiny bottle, tongue in, tongue out, mooning, dreaming, face of the boy who’d borrowed a dollar last week, but won’t speak to her now. She slips her fingers past her waistband, a new face, the man who fingered her five years ago during  that movie The Nun’s Story.  Audrey Hepburn’s faceContinue reading “VOICES FROM THE FIRE: Kappa Waugh”