September 14, 2020

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

September 21, 2020
  • A Single Grey Waffle Shirt ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • At the Swap Meet ** Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Beyond the Sky Are Galaxies Not God ** Syed Aamir Sharief Qadri (poem unrhymed)
  • Dreams: A Stream-of-consciousness poem ** Lopa Banerjee (poem unrhymed)
  • End of an Illusion ** Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • God-Orb ** Donna Dallas (poem unrhymed)
  • Mask Up or Else ... ** Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Retro Portrait: Local Style ** Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
  • Tango 8 Beate Sigriddaughter (fiction life love)
  • The Last Months of Violet Koski, Part Two Heather Smith (fiction life love)
  • Pohang Geoff Goodman (fiction humor)
September 28, 2020
  • Blood Tears Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Caesar ** Ferris E. Jones (poem unrhymed)
  • Fish for Tea ** Bruce Hodder (poem unrhymed)
  • KBO (Lockdown Blues) Mark Anthony Pearce (poem unrhymed)
  • Quarantine Muses Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • Sitting by the Indian Ganges Side Moinak Dutta (poem unrhymed)
  • The Magic of the Rainbow ** Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Veer Robert L. Penick (poem unrhymed)
  • Tango 9 Beate Sigriddaughter (fiction life love)
  • The Last Months of Violet Koski, Part Three Heather Smith (fiction life love)
  • - Ralph Bland (cover story fiction life)
October 05, 2020
  • A Distant Distress Signal ** Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • couldn't be a pretty lie Linda Crate (poem unrhymed)
  • Jungen ** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Navigate Ursula McCabe (poem unrhymed)
  • Raw Jeannie E. Roberts (poem unrhymed)
  • Tequila Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • The Trajectory of Hurt Feelings ** Milton P. Ehrlich (poem unrhymed)
  • Tango 10 Beate Sigriddaughter (fiction life love)
  • The Last Months of Violet Koski, Part Four Heather Smith (fiction life love)
  • One Day at the Git Gone Fast! - J. David Thayer (cover story fiction life)
October 12, 2020
  • 'What Have You Brought Us' Banqobile Virginia Dakamela (poem unrhymed)
  • Berth Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
  • Coward Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Death Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Haiku Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • I Am Truly All Heart ** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Just Like Yesterday ** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Of Emoji Images and Insinuations ** Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Strings of the Light of Dawn Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Tango 11 Beate Sigriddaughter (fiction life love)
  • The Last Months of Violet Koski, Part Five Heather Smith (fiction life love)
  • Who Is the President? Connie Woodring (fiction)
October 19, 2020
  • A Short-lived Incursion into a Cave ** Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Contagion Is a Despot Poet Eric Robert Nolan (poem unrhymed)
  • Cottage Country ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Love and Revolution Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • Rain Walker Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Reverence ** Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • Sonnet 33, A Timeless Splendor Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
  • The Planetary Plan ** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Woman Donna Dallas (poem unrhymed)
  • Tango 12 Beate Sigriddaughter (fiction life love)
  • Jack and Jill Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
October 26, 2020
  • Bone Orchard ** Ferris E. Jones (poem rhymed)
  • For John Dorsey Mark Anthony Pearce (poem unrhymed)
  • Ghost Hunter Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • On Mathew Street ** Bruce Hodder (poem unrhymed)
  • Rebirth of Civilization Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • When an Accent Becomes an Issue ** Ahmad Al-Khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • When You're Old I Robert L. Penick (poem unrhymed)
  • Tango 13 Beate Sigriddaughter (fiction life love)
  • Into Nothing - Ed Nobody (cover story speculative fiction)
November 02, 2020
  • A Flattering Question Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Atlanta to Destiny ** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Dance of Tears, Chief Nobody Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • i'll be your karma Linda Crate (poem unrhymed)
  • Recycle Bin Baby Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • She Predicts the Verdict of her Lawsuit Jeannie E. Roberts (poem unrhymed)
  • Wylie Was Dead A.J. Lagodzki (fiction horror)
November 09, 2020
  • An Illusion in the Bright Mirror of Eternity Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Forgetful Love Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Game with No Shot Clock Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
  • Getrude Banqobile Virginia Dakamela (poem unrhymed)
  • Lockdown Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Scent of Lonely Days ** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • A Penitent Man Jeff Dosser (fiction horror)
November 16, 2020
  • Bad Things Happen to Good People ** Milton P. Ehrlich (poem unrhymed)
  • Dear Kid ** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Deep Thinkers Donna Dallas (poem unrhymed)
  • Glaring Ice Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Kill Scenester ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Lovely Mercury Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • Reminiscences ** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Vultures in the Air ** Ram Govardhan (poem unrhymed)
  • Fly Away - Steve Carr (cover story fiction horror)
  • No Turkey for Thanksgiving Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
November 23, 2020
  • A Memory Called Love Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Blood Mark Anthony Pearce (poem unrhymed)
  • Grandfather ** Ferris E. Jones (poem unrhymed)
  • Pripyat ** Kevin Hibshman (poem unrhymed)
  • Rockabilly Rebel ** Bruce Hodder (poem unrhymed)
  • Sepia Truth Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • When You're Old II Robert L. Penick (poem unrhymed)
November 30, 2020
  • A Long Walk Against the Wind ** Ahmad Al-Khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • My Friend Frank ** Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • The Day After Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Mitosis - Callan Preece (cover story fiction life conflict)
  • The Guru of Going Places Gary Glauber (fiction)
December 07, 2020
  • Awe ** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • born to make waves Linda Crate (poem unrhymed)
  • Bubble off Plumb Jeannie E. Roberts (poem unrhymed)
  • Heaven's Song Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Is Love Memory? Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
December 14, 2020
  • "You're in a State" ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Anamika Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • Bedtime Stories Donna Dallas (poem unrhymed)
  • Console ** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Ellipse Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
  • Missing Feeding of the Birds Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Memories and Regrets Jerry Guarino (fiction life love)
December 21, 2020
  • After 65 Years ** Milton P. Ehrlich (poem unrhymed)
  • For Harry Fainlight, Heckled at the Albert Hall ** Bruce Hodder (poem unrhymed)
  • Forgotten Dreams Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Homeless Voodoo Priestess ** Ferris E. Jones (poem rhymed)
  • Pioneer Days Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
December 28, 2020
  • Boubon Trail ** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Me ** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Stay Home ** Ahmad Al-Khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Un-Unbirthday ** Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
January 04, 2021
  • Histrionic Personality Disorder ** Kevin Hibshman (poem unrhymed)
  • me against the world Linda Crate (poem unrhymed)
  • Never-Withering Flowers from Paradise Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Scattered Images Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
January 11, 2021
  • ARE YOU WENDY? ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Coup ** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Fuel Cell Donna Dallas (poem unrhymed)
  • The spectator ** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Verdure of Spring Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
January 18, 2021
  • Pun ** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
January 25, 2021
  • On the Ray de oh ** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Sweet Guilt ** Ahmad Al-Khatat (poem unrhymed)
February 01, 2021
  • Down Then Up ** Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
February 08, 2021
  • As If Praying ** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Bond ** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Seeing Other People ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
February 22, 2021
  • Raise Awareness ** Ahmad Al-Khatat (poem unrhymed)
March 08, 2021
  • Groucho, by Default ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
March 22, 2021
  • Letter to a Young Poet ** Ahmad Al-Khatat (poem unrhymed)
April 05, 2021
  • Action ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
May 03, 2021
  • Beat a Kid Over the Head with a Hammer and they Call You a Problem Child** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
June 14, 2021
  • Fairy Floss ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)

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