December 06, 2021

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

December 13, 2021
  • Angels Wings** Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • Chitralekha** Guna Moran (poem unrhymed)
  • Divided by a Stream, Somewhere in Kashmir** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Just a Little Fog or Rain in the Wind** Jason Ryberg (poem unrhymed)
  • Matching Numbers in Southern Indiana** Tim Heerdink (poem unrhymed)
  • Poetic Recipe** Peter A. Witt (poem unrhymed)
  • Springtime 2019** Julian O. Long (poem unrhymed)
  • the deep sound of the earth** Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • The High Priestess** Catherine Arra (poem unrhymed)
  • Further into the Darkness 27 Lydia Manx (serial fiction horror vampires)
  • A Hungry Ghost** - T.R. Healy (cover story fiction conflict)
December 20, 2021
  • Forestwood - Ralph Bland (cover story fiction life love)
  • A Pair of Cardinals** Richard D. Houff (poem unrhymed)
  • Dear Wife on Earth** John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • Haiku Gopal Lahiri (haiku)
  • I Am More Than My Body** Tlalane Manciya (poem unrhymed)
  • Nit-Picker** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Further into the Darkness 28 Lydia Manx (serial fiction horror vampires)
  • Aliens Jim Bates (fiction humor)
  • Christmas in Lights, 1951 Terry Petersen (fiction family)
December 27, 2021
  • Forestwood 2 Ralph Bland (fiction life love)
  • A Resolve!** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • A Toast to the Finest** Hugh Blanton (poem unrhymed)
  • Brand New Tricks** John Tustin (poem rhymed)
  • From Here to Eternity** Ketaki Datta (poem unrhymed)
  • I Wake** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Just Here** Shailja Sharma (poem unrhymed)
  • Restless** Aleathia Drehmer (poem unrhymed)
  • Rising with the Moon** Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • Saxophone Heaven** Charlie Robert (poem unrhymed)
  • Further into the Darkness 29 Lydia Manx (serial fiction horror vampires)
January 03, 2022
  • Forestwood 3 Ralph Bland (fiction life love)
  • Cubist Ghettos** Strider Marcus Jones (poem rhymed)
  • The Look in Her Eyes** Nolo Segundo (poem unrhymed)
  • The Problem of Being a Sperm** Ethan Goffman (poem unrhymed)
  • The Same Music Everyday** Richard LeDue (poem unrhymed)
  • The Surreal Land** Santosh Bakaya (poem unrhymed)
  • we can have better** Linda M. Crate (poem unrhymed)
  • Further into the Darkness 30 Lydia Manx (serial fiction horror vampires)
  • Revolution Nick Gerrard (fiction life conflict)
January 10, 2022
  • A Blessing!** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Corporate Knife Fight** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • First Lesson** Guna Moran (poem unrhymed)
  • First Squeeze** Peter A. Witt (poem unrhymed)
  • No One Wants To See You Lose Your Mind** Tim Heerdink (poem unrhymed)
  • The Fool** Catherine Arra (poem unrhymed)
  • The Grey Men** Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • we're standing** Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • Talking Flower** - Jegadeesh Kumar (cover story speculative fiction)
January 17, 2022
  • Harvey, Shut Up! Harvey Silverman (essay memoir)
  • Food Chain** John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • Long Homestead in Winter Julian O. Long (poem unrhymed)
  • Salvation** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • The First Chapter** Prithvijeet Sinha (poem unrhymed)
  • This American Thing** Jason Ryberg (poem unrhymed)
  • A Room for a Decent Burial of Memories** Martin Foroz (fiction life conflict)
January 24, 2022
  • Anthem to April** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Beauty Marks** Isabel Galvan (poem unrhymed)
  • Get Out** Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • Thank You Jackson:
    Cobalt Blue, Deep Red, Lemon Yellow**
    Frankie Laufer (poem unrhymed)
  • The Stylite** Hugh Blanton (poem unrhymed)
  • Tonight** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Toothbrush** Shailja Sharma (poem unrhymed)
  • Aphis's Gambit - Emma Louise Gill (cover story speculative fiction)
January 31, 2022
  • Contemplating Not Meditating** John Tustin (poem unrhymed)
  • Conversation!** Sonali Chanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Paper Trail** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Wallpaper Account Patrick Sweeney (speculative fiction)
February 07, 2022
  • Force of July** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Mayodia** Guna Moran (poem unrhymed)
  • Poetry's Doing** Santosh Bakaya (poem unrhymed)
  • Seeking Specialists** Tim Heerdink (poem unrhymed)
  • wish i hadn't wasted my time** Linda M. Crate (poem unrhymed)
  • Woke Poetry** Peter A. Witt (poem unrhymed)
February 14, 2022
  • Missing: for Qi Hong** Changming Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • The Alpine** Julian O. Long (poem unrhymed)
  • The Pig Less Travelled** Jason Ryberg (poem unrhymed)
  • though I am a shadow** Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
February 21, 2022
  • Bread and Butter Notes** Frankie Laufer (poem unrhymed)
  • Gegagious IV** John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • Nothing To Say** Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • Remains** Shailja Sharma (poem unrhymed)
February 28, 2022
  • Hues!** Sonali Chanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Magic Show** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Shauna** John Tustin (poem rhymed)
March 07, 2022
  • Affection for You** Guna Moran (poem unrhymed)
  • Fasting** Tim Heerdink (poem unrhymed)
  • grew a new heart** Linda M. Crate (poem unrhymed)
  • New Season** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
March 14, 2022
  • Chopstick Commandments** Changming Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Nine Black Butterflies on a Propane Tank** Jason Ryberg (poem unrhymed)
March 21, 2022
  • Apocalypse Now** Frankie Laufer (poem unrhymed)
  • Death Was Crawling** Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • the grace of the fall** Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
March 28, 2022
  • Hay Wire** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Petal By Petal** John Tustin (poem unrhymed)
April 11, 2022
  • Reading Poems Late at Night** Jason Ryberg (poem unrhymed)
April 18, 2022
  • The Great Escape** Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • The Painters Pit** Frankie Laufer (poem unrhymed)
April 25, 2022
  • He took** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
May 16, 2022
  • Shadows** Frankie Laufer (poem unrhymed)
May 23, 2022
  • He says** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)

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