June 01, 2020

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

June 08, 2020
  • Antiquity Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • 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)
  • Prelude to the Newest Love Song Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Unevenness Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • War Ian C. Smith (poem unrhymed)
  • A - 9 - Ralph Bland (cover story fiction love)
June 15, 2020
  • An Open Letter to Rand McNally Marlin Bressi (essay)
  • Daddy Kelly Jackson (essay humor)
  • Cradle Carrie Ann Golden (poem unrhymed)
  • For the Grave of My Father Ursula McCabe (poem unrhymed)
  • Legacy Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Thinking of You Is Full of Comfort (#32 - 35) Xi Nan (Nancy) (poem unrhymed)
  • The Right Stuff Ronald Paxton (fiction family)
  • 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)
  • Rape of the Truth Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Song R.M. Engelhardt (poem unrhymed)
  • That Old Car Dale Ashauer (poem unrhymed)
  • The Bath of the Cool Breeze Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Tornado Myra - Jeff Dosser (cover story fiction horror)
June 29, 2020
  • Stay Calm! Kelly Jackson (essay pandemic)
  • ALL THOSE PAVEMENTS Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Entrance Connie S. Tettenborn (visual art)
  • For Better, For Worse Banqobile Virginia Dakamela (poem unrhymed)
  • Ghost Queen Patrick Devine (poem unrhymed)
  • Local #1 Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Tiempo Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • Bird Lady and the Bunnies Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
  • Seconds - Frederick Foote (cover story fiction)
July 06, 2020
  • Remote Working ... Let's Be Honest Kelly Jackson (essay humor)
  • cradle worms and ants Tohm Bakelas (poem unrhymed)
  • Cringe-watching Betsy Mars (poem unrhymed)
  • Flash Blurbs Ian C. Smith (poem unrhymed)
  • If I Don't Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • One Hell of a Muse Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Questionary Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • You Are Responsible! Knight in Shining Armor Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
July 13, 2020
  • ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis) Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Abandonment Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
  • bye bye blackbird Ursula McCabe (poem unrhymed)
  • Catharsis Goes Viral Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Covid 19 Gopal Lahiri (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 Labor of Love Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • A Tale of Monuments Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • Blues for Samantha Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Kate Winslet Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • Sigh for an Answer Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • The Wine of the Rainbow Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • unveiled K.E. Risen (poem unrhymed)
  • Money Changer-in-law - Banqobile Virginia Dakamela (cover story fiction)
July 27, 2020
  • Broken Afternoon Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • For Gabriel Garcia Márquez Lopa Banerjee (poem unrhymed)
  • It is always an either/or Ilhem Issaoui (poem unrhymed)
  • Reaction to the Prime Minister's Lockdown Exit Path Mark Anthony Pearce (poem unrhymed)
  • Shadows Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • Sigh's Speak Syed Aamir Sharief Qadri (poem unrhymed)
  • Ugly Wolf Spider Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Bobby Doesn't Like Me Harrison Kim (fiction humor)
August 03, 2020
  • 11 Days with a Lunatic...My New Job Kelly Jackson (essay humor)
  • Blanch Betsy Mars (poem unrhymed)
  • Faith Sutanuka Ghosh Roy (poem unrhymed)
  • Nascent Bylanes Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • The Geography of Loss Ian C. Smith (poem unrhymed)
  • Tumultuous Love! Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Wounded Spirits Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Tango - Beate Sigriddaughter (cover story fiction life)
August 10, 2020
  • Confession of an unlived life Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Love is a Verse Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Rigged Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Thinking of You Is Full of Comfort (#197 - 201) Xi Nan (Nancy) (poem unrhymed)
  • Tiger Bite Ursula McCabe (poem unrhymed)
  • Death after Dinner Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
  • Sentience - Roger Ley (cover story speculative fiction)
August 17, 2020
  • As is Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • For You Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • If Your Eyes of the Soul Wake Up Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Krishna Consciousness in Holi Times Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Star-crossed Lover Banqobile Virginia Dakamela (poem unrhymed)
August 24, 2020
  • A Tribute to You, Darling Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • Out of Eggs Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Pain Awake Syed Aamir Sharief Qadri (poem unrhymed)
  • The Body and the Ghost Lopa Banerjee (poem unrhymed)
  • The Sneeze from John Cozen's House Mark Anthony Pearce (poem unrhymed)
  • When Half the Football Team Was on Steroids Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
August 31, 2020
  • Faces I couldn't see for too long Ilhem Issaoui (poem unrhymed)
  • Lost Love! Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Open Eyes Laid Back Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Pestilence Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
September 07, 2020
  • A Clip in Time Ursula McCabe (poem unrhymed)
  • Make Yourself Bigger Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • The Life I Want Xi Nan (Nancy) (poem unrhymed)
  • Wordless Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
September 14, 2020
  • A Refreshing Breeze of the Dawn Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Ebony Black Banqobile Virginia Dakamela (poem unrhymed)
  • Hope Sutanuka Ghosh Roy (poem unrhymed)
  • Pleasure Pain Therapy Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • untitled (I'm dead) Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
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)
September 28, 2020
  • Blood Tears Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • KBO (Lockdown Blues) Mark Anthony Pearce (poem unrhymed)
  • Quarantine Muses Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
October 05, 2020
  • Navigate Ursula McCabe (poem unrhymed)
  • Tequila Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
October 12, 2020
  • 'What Have You Brought Us' Banqobile Virginia Dakamela (poem unrhymed)
  • Coward Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Death Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Haiku Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Strings of the Light of Dawn Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
October 19, 2020
  • Love and Revolution Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • Rain Walker Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
October 26, 2020
  • For John Dorsey Mark Anthony Pearce (poem unrhymed)
  • Ghost Hunter Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • Rebirth of Civilization Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
November 02, 2020
  • A Flattering Question Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Dance of Tears, Chief Nobody Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Recycle Bin Baby Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
November 09, 2020
  • An Illusion in the Bright Mirror of Eternity Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Forgetful Love Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Getrude Banqobile Virginia Dakamela (poem unrhymed)
  • Lockdown Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
November 16, 2020
  • Glaring Ice Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Lovely Mercury Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • 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)
  • Sepia Truth Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
December 07, 2020
  • Heaven's Song Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Is Love Memory? Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
December 14, 2020
  • Anamika Rehanul Hoque (poem unrhymed)
  • Missing Feeding of the Birds Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Memories and Regrets Jerry Guarino (fiction life love)
December 21, 2020
  • Forgotten Dreams Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
January 04, 2021
  • Never-Withering Flowers from Paradise Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Scattered Images Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)

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