March 30, 2020
"Controversy Makes Fools of Us All"

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

April 06, 2020
  • Hustle and Bustle Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • Lake Champagne Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Search Therapy Dan Provost (poem unrhymed)
  • Spark Connie S. Tettenborn (visual art)
  • The Colour of Autumn Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • The Muse on Vacation Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • They tried to take the mystery away Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • Isolation Jacob Greb (fiction personal battle)
April 13, 2020
  • a crowded mid-town bus around noon Jack Henry (poem unrhymed)
  • An Open Letter to a Closed Heart John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Ashland Blues John Dorroh (poem unrhymed)
  • Horror of Light Probal Basak (poem unrhymed)
  • The Laws of the Galaxy John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • Touching a Star Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Vita Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
April 20, 2020
  • Clubbing with Constellations Ndaba Sibanda (essay life)
  • Ars Poetica: An Invitation Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • In the Festival of the World Xi Nan (Nancy) (poem unrhymed)
  • Not of Byzantium Eric Robert Nolan (poem unrhymed)
  • Oasis Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Subway Pocket Poem Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • The Truth About Paper Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Wildfires Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
April 27, 2020
  • Another Me from Heavens Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Echo R.M. Engelhardt (poem unrhymed)
  • Final at Bat Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
  • Hunger: a confession Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Lifelong Education Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • Summer of Discontent Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Velvet Glove (Count the Dead to Rise) Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • The Rubber Tappers and Panthers Social Club - Nick Gerrard (cover story fiction life)
May 04, 2020
  • Happy Mothers Day Kelly Jackson (essay humor)
  • A Toast to Death Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
  • Chasing Rainbows in the Moonlight Norberto Franco Cisneros (poem unrhymed)
  • Legacy Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • Mommy Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • No Time Connie S. Tettenborn (poem rhymed)
  • Sat by the River Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • This is my Fate Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
May 11, 2020
  • A Stream Probal Basak (poem unrhymed)
  • Contingence Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Green Bananas Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • My Teacher's Question Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • The Beauties on the Beach John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • Bush Man Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
May 18, 2020
  • An Old Yankee Stadium Matinee Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Media Wise Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • Ode to the Mediocre John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • The Truth About Birds Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Thinking of You Is Full of Comfort (#26 - 29) Xi Nan (Nancy) (poem unrhymed)
  • words Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
May 25, 2020
  • Avoiding Stagnation Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • Beneath This Body R.M. Engelhardt (poem unrhymed)
  • Ode Eric Robert Nolan (poem unrhymed)
  • Secret of a Hero Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • Spinster K.E. Risen (poem unrhymed)
  • The Azure Sea Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
June 01, 2020
  • Ambition Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • An Analysis of Introspection Connie S. Tettenborn (visual art)
  • Between Art and Lunacy Norberto Franco Cisneros (poem unrhymed)
  • Dark nights of the soul don't always have to be so dark Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • The Best Medicine Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • Worst Day Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Chocoholic Barry Udoff (fiction humor personal battle)
June 08, 2020
  • Anxiety Attack Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
  • Case Unclosed John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Elixir Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Intruder John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • Lost Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Unevenness Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • War Ian C. Smith (poem unrhymed)
  • A Blast with the Barclays Harrison Kim (fiction humor)
June 15, 2020
  • An Open Letter to Rand McNally Marlin Bressi (essay)
  • Daddy Kelly Jackson (essay humor)
  • Legacy Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Thinking of You Is Full of Comfort (#32 - 35) Xi Nan (Nancy) (poem unrhymed)
  • Yankee Doodle Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
June 22, 2020
  • (untitled) K.E. Risen (poem unrhymed)
  • Circus People Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • In the Thought of You Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • Museum Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • Song R.M. Engelhardt (poem unrhymed)
  • The Bath of the Cool Breeze Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Tornado Myra - Jeff Dosser (cover story fiction horror)
June 29, 2020
  • Entrance Connie S. Tettenborn (visual art)
  • Local #1 Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Tiempo Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • Bird Lady and the Bunnies Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
July 06, 2020
  • Remote Working ... Let's Be Honest Kelly Jackson (essay humor)
  • Flash Blurbs Ian C. Smith (poem unrhymed)
  • If I Don't Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Questionary Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
July 13, 2020
  • ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Abandonment Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
  • Thinking of You Is Full of Comfort (#99 - 105) Xi Nan (Nancy) (poem unrhymed)
  • Do Betta Fish Have Teeth? Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
July 20, 2020
  • A Tale of Monuments Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • Blues for Samantha Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Kate Winslet Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • unveiled K.E. Risen (poem unrhymed)
July 27, 2020
  • Shadows Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
August 03, 2020
  • 11 Days with a Lunatic...My New Job Kelly Jackson (essay humor)
  • The Geography of Loss Ian C. Smith (poem unrhymed)
  • Wounded Spirits Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
August 10, 2020
  • Thinking of You Is Full of Comfort (#197 - 201) Xi Nan (Nancy) (poem unrhymed)
  • Death after Dinner Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
August 17, 2020
  • As is Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
September 07, 2020
  • The Life I Want Xi Nan (Nancy) (poem unrhymed)
November 16, 2020
  • No Turkey for Thanksgiving Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
December 14, 2020
  • Memories and Regrets Jerry Guarino (fiction life love)

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