January 18, 2021

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

January 25, 2021
  • A discarded cloth ** KS Subramanian (poem unrhymed)
  • Imbibe the Air Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Love** Tabish Nawaz (poem unrhymed)
  • On the Ray de oh ** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Sweet Guilt ** Ahmad Al-Khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • The Finest Always Comes from the Source** Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • The Two Guest Poets, Poetry Writing 101, Pima Community College, Tucson, Arizona** Mather Schneider (poem unrhymed)
  • TOTORO (1990) ** Jay Passer (poem unrhymed)
  • Homecoming - Jeff Dosser (cover story speculative fiction)
February 01, 2021
  • Down Then Up ** Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • Ode to a New Black Ballpoint Pen ** Eric Robert Nolan (poem unrhymed)
  • Silence ** Peter A. Witt (poem unrhymed)
  • Sporty Film Talk ** Bradford Middleton (poem unrhymed)
  • Where Have My Dreams Gone? Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
February 08, 2021
  • Oh, Fudge** Harvey Silverman (essay memoir)
  • Arrive ** John Tustin (poem unrhymed)
  • As If Praying ** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Bond ** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Bones** Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Brief Dreams** Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Dream Lovers ** Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • Love Street Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Seeing Other People ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Those Maybes** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
February 15, 2021
  • Desert Notes, December 27, 2020 Gary Campanella (essay memoir tribute)
  • Convict Chains ** Strider Marcus Jones (poem unrhymed)
  • Friendship** Sushant Thapa (poem unrhymed)
  • I'm Game** Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • Love Creeped In** Paramita Mukherjee Mullick (poem rhymed)
  • Public Declarations** Scott Thomas Outlar (poem unrhymed)
  • Tomorrow When You Meet** Dharmpal Mahendra Jain (poem unrhymed)
  • You and Butterfly** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
February 22, 2021
  • A Persuasion** Tabish Nawaz (poem unrhymed)
  • Full Moon ** KS Subramanian (poem unrhymed)
  • Furnace of Guts ** Mather Schneider (poem unrhymed)
  • Jax Muse Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Raise Awareness ** Ahmad Al-Khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • THE PIANIST (2002) ** Jay Passer (poem unrhymed)
  • The Pack Steve Carr (fiction horror)
March 01, 2021
  • Fight? ** Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • Leaving Me Softly ** Peter A. Witt (poem unrhymed)
  • Snake in Dream** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • The Struggle Continues ** Bradford Middleton (poem unrhymed)
  • The Bogle of Tocherty House Kavan P. Stafford (fiction horror)
March 08, 2021
  • All I Need Is a Puddle** Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Groucho, by Default ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Heavenly Mercies** Isioma Jemimah Okonicha (poem unrhymed)
  • Hollows** Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • On the Verge of Bright ** Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Refuge** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
March 15, 2021
  • Adieu to My Balcony** Paramita Mukherjee Mullick (poem unrhymed)
  • Children of the Revolution ** Strider Marcus Jones (poem rhymed)
  • Hungry Dream** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Locked Existence** Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • Many a Thing Is Superfluous** Dharmpal Mahendra Jain (poem unrhymed)
  • Michel ** Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • Nostalgia** Sushant Thapa (poem unrhymed)
  • Umbrella ** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
March 22, 2021
  • Ageing, what it means ** KS Subramanian (poem unrhymed)
  • Creation** Tabish Nawaz (poem unrhymed)
  • Letter to a Young Poet ** Ahmad Al-Khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Lilac 2.0 Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Peaches 'n Cream Scott Thomas Outlar (poem unrhymed)
  • ROCKY (1976) ** Jay Passer (poem unrhymed)
  • Shit on My Shoes** Mather Schneider (poem unrhymed)
March 29, 2021
  • Beyond the Muse** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
April 05, 2021
  • Action ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Ask the Glass** Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Clandestine ** Alex Andy Phuong (haiku)
  • Dream Murder** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Poems in the Breeze ** Peter A. Witt (poem rhymed)
  • Predator** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Stop Living Online ** Bradford Middleton (poem unrhymed)
April 12, 2021
  • Another Poem About Nothing ** Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • I Am Scared** Dharmpal Mahendra Jain (poem unrhymed)
  • Imagination** Sushant Thapa (poem unrhymed)
  • Our Tales** Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • River** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • The Missing Road ** KS Subramanian (poem unrhymed)
April 19, 2021
  • The Pen Is You Isioma Jemimah Okonicha (essay writing)
  • Bifurcation** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Imagine the Moon as Companion ** Eric Robert Nolan (poem unrhymed)
  • On Getting Close and Casting Out** Scott Thomas Outlar (poem unrhymed)
  • Plunder** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Refuge** Tabish Nawaz (poem unrhymed)
April 26, 2021
  • Done to Death** Mather Schneider (poem unrhymed)
  • Four Decades Looming** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • IRONWEED (1987) ** Jay Passer (poem unrhymed)
  • Marching Orders Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Pyramid Prison ** Strider Marcus Jones (poem rhymed)
May 03, 2021
  • Beat a Kid Over the Head with a Hammer and they Call You a Problem Child** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Behind Scenic Fantasy ** Alex Andy Phuong (haiku)
  • Homeless Dream** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Rain ** Peter A. Witt (poem unrhymed)
May 10, 2021
  • Canuri's Enchantment** Isioma Jemimah Okonicha (poem unrhymed)
  • Halo Equated** Scott Thomas Outlar (poem unrhymed)
  • Iron Chest** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Timelessness** Sushant Thapa (poem unrhymed)
May 17, 2021
  • Blinded by All** Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Dream** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Important Time** Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • The Sunset** Tabish Nawaz (poem unrhymed)
May 24, 2021
  • Novitiate** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Radical Individualism Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • The Jolly West** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
June 07, 2021
  • Indigo Scott Thomas Outlar (poem unrhymed)
  • Long-Distance Calls** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • The Ant Hills Isioma Jemimah Okonicha (poem unrhymed)
June 14, 2021
  • Fairy Floss ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • The Blue Moon** Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • The Mind Wrestles** Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
June 21, 2021
  • Fiber Optics** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Percipiency** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
July 12, 2021
  • Vitreousness** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)

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