May 20, 2019

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

May 27, 2019
  • A Victim of Malpractices Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Abstract Ends Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • It Is Raining Somewhere Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • Keeping Things Cold Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • My Comrade Daniel Ajayi (poem unrhymed)
  • The ocean where many of our songs are maps Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
  • Washed Up Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • Dybbuk Jake Zawlacki (fiction)
June 03, 2019
  • Champ Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Delirious Dreams Yasmin Hemmat (poem unrhymed)
  • Old Guard Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Pig Penned Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Post Modern Times Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • The Outer Music Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Me and Steve Ralph Bland (fiction friends)
June 10, 2019
  • Another Soulless Dance Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Last Rights and New Revelations John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Midnight Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Plus What Is Enough? Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • The Temple of the Gods Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Whispering to Infinity Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Fieldtrip Larry Borger (short essay humor)
June 17, 2019
  • Aren't We Like Spring Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • No Angels Kevin Ridgeway (poem unrhymed)
  • Out of the Darkest Jungle Irish D. Torres (poem unrhymed)
  • Retrospective Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
  • Romeo and Juliet (After Kids) Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • To the Light, Darkly Ted Jonathan (poem unrhymed)
  • When a Woman Cries Daniel Ajayi (poem unrhymed)
June 24, 2019
  • A Primeval Cane of Gold That Makes Rivers Fragrant Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Cape Cod Reflections Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
  • For the Sad Waitress at the Diner in Barstow Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • On This Wake Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • Stardom Ian C. Smith (poem unrhymed)
  • Whenever daylight falls upon the city Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
July 01, 2019
  • Burrito on the Sidewalk Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Glucose Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Mouths and Teeth Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • Switcheroo Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • The Psychotic Kitchen Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • The Working Class Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
July 08, 2019
  • Getting to There Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Polio Ted Jonathan (poem unrhymed)
  • Tears of Rust Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Words Not To Live By John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
July 15, 2019
  • As Bikini Tops Jiggle and Lawn Mowers Reign Supreme Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Barriers When Taste Breaks Sound Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
  • Golden and Transparent Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • I Don't Feel Great About Men Right Now Kevin Ridgeway (poem unrhymed)
July 22, 2019
  • Rusty War Machine Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
July 29, 2019
  • Dos Gardenias Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • Liar's Paradise Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
  • Return Riding Dragon Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Stung Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
August 05, 2019
  • 4 Days Later Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • 6 Cents Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • Exercise Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Portholes Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Waiting Room Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
August 12, 2019
  • Flash of the Giant Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • I'm a Hound of Many Things John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
August 19, 2019
  • I Lost Again Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Miss Junior Librarian Kevin Ridgeway (poem unrhymed)
August 26, 2019
  • White Flag Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • Wings of Light Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
September 02, 2019
  • Betting Slips Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Boding Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Ike and Mike Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
September 09, 2019
  • Fragrant Face of Golden Rainbow Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Stupid Fame Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
September 16, 2019
  • California Gold Kevin Ridgeway (poem unrhymed)
  • Racism in School Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Sonnet 17, Quiet Time Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem rhymed)
September 23, 2019
  • Over It Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
October 07, 2019
  • Airing Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Can of Worms Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
October 14, 2019
  • A Nail in Your Business Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Poem for Kate in Chemo Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
October 21, 2019
  • Cross Talk Kevin Ridgeway (poem unrhymed)
  • Snow Bird Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
October 28, 2019
  • Comforting Darkness Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • There's Always a Promise John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
November 04, 2019
  • Death Warrant Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • Lynchpin Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Nostalgia Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
November 11, 2019
  • I Spent Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
November 25, 2019
  • Never Forget Why Your Wrist Throbs Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • Quaternaries Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
December 30, 2019
  • Thin-Skinned Alexis Rhone Fancher (prose)

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