April 05, 2021

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

April 12, 2021
  • Another Poem About Nothing Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Different Gods Michael Adubato (poem unrhymed)
  • I Am Scared Dharmpal Mahendra Jain (poem unrhymed)
  • Imagination Sushant Thapa (poem unrhymed)
  • Our Tales Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • Questions Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
  • River Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Shero's Live, Love and Learn It Appeal Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • The Generator's Robert Allen (poem unrhymed)
  • The Missing Road KS Subramanian (poem unrhymed)
  • Bohemian Morning 22 Lydia Manx (serial fiction horror vampires)
  • Place Settings 20 Sand Pilarski (serial fiction family)
  • Always - Charles Hayes (cover story fiction life love)
April 19, 2021
  • Magic Soup** Harvey Silverman (essay memoir)
  • The Pen Is You** Isioma Jemimah Okonicha (essay writing)
  • Bifurcation** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Fred's Creamery on Charlotte Street** Richard LeDue (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)
  • Picture This Bernie Pilarski (fiction life)
  • The Inside of a Ping Pong Ball Terry Petersen (fiction life love)
  • The Social Justice Uplifters Dan Mulhollen (fiction social issues)
April 26, 2021
  • Another Shooting in America** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Awake** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Done to Death** Mather Schneider (poem unrhymed)
  • Failed Surprises** Piku Chowdhury (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)
  • Stand Your Ground - Nick Gerrard (cover story fiction conflict)
May 03, 2021
  • Secret Merlin Flower (visual art)
  • 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)
  • I've never really been** Tali Cohen Shabtai (poem unrhymed)
  • On Death, Re-birth, and Death** Connie Woodring (poem unrhymed)
  • Rain ** Peter A. Witt (poem unrhymed)
  • there are too many decisions** Robin Wyatt Dunn (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)
  • Lost Dream** Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
  • The Laughing Dead** Michael Adubato (poem unrhymed)
  • The Nights Are Long** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Timelessness** Sushant Thapa (poem unrhymed)
  • Direnistan - Jeffrey Wade Gibbs (cover story fiction conflict)
May 17, 2021
  • Blinded by All** Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Dream** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Important Time** Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • Paths** John Tustin (poem rhymed)
  • The Kind of Silence We Try Not To Think About** Richard LeDue (poem unrhymed)
  • The Sunset** Tabish Nawaz (poem unrhymed)
May 24, 2021
  • Bridge Across the Narrows** Robert Allen (poem unrhymed)
  • Novitiate** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Radical Individualism Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Sargasso Sea** Linnet Phoenix (poem unrhymed)
  • Tattoo** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • The Jolly West** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Visitor** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
May 31, 2021
  • For Sharon** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • literary and covid safety** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
  • out of our minds and out of our league** John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
  • some kind of murder** Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • Such a therapist** Tali Cohen Shabtai (poem unrhymed)
  • Trip Dan Holt (poem unrhymed)
  • Virus in the Air, Spasms in My Back** Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
June 07, 2021
  • 4:36 am coffee pot** Giovanni Mangiante (poem unrhymed)
  • Empty Like the Rain** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Indigo Scott Thomas Outlar (poem unrhymed)
  • Long-Distance Calls** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Reading Keats as an Undergraduate** Angelo J. Letizia (poem unrhymed)
  • The Ant Hills Isioma Jemimah Okonicha (poem unrhymed)
  • tumbling** Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
June 14, 2021
  • Do Our Tears Haunt You?** John Tustin (poem rhymed)
  • Fairy Floss ** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • The Blue Moon** Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • The Mind Wrestles** Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Winter Sports and Mass Graves at Buchenwald** Richard LeDue (poem unrhymed)
  • World's Worst Pool Player** Robert Allen (poem unrhymed)
June 21, 2021
  • Coffee** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Fiber Optics** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Judas in Theory** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Percipiency** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
June 28, 2021
  • Fiction Girl** Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Rise and Shine Dan Holt (poem unrhymed)
  • Stuck in the Middle** Linnet Phoenix (poem unrhymed)
  • the bing and the bong** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
  • where we stand, or where we kneel** John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
  • Wounds Will Be Left** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
July 05, 2021
  • birth** Giovanni Mangiante (poem unrhymed)
  • Inward Turn (3rd Law of Thermodynamics)** Angelo J. Letizia (poem unrhymed)
  • The Noise of a Homeless Barefoot** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • This Long Road** Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
July 12, 2021
  • I Saw the Angels** John Tustin (poem unrhymed)
  • Last Visit** Robert Allen (poem unrhymed)
  • Vitreousness** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Waking Up** Richard LeDue (poem unrhymed)
July 19, 2021
  • Alcoholic Writers** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Neitzsche** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
July 26, 2021
  • beauty and that** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
  • Group Therapy** Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Inkblots** Linnet Phoenix (poem unrhymed)
  • The Works Dan Holt (poem unrhymed)
  • we can crucify tomorrow** John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
August 02, 2021
  • On the List** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Pursued** Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
August 09, 2021
  • Apple** Angelo J. Letizia (poem unrhymed)
  • Melan-Collared** John Tustin (poem unrhymed)
  • scarecrows** Giovanni Mangiante (poem unrhymed)
  • She chances upon him** Robert Allen (poem unrhymed)
August 16, 2021
  • Ode to the Backyard** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Palomino** Linnet Phoenix (poem unrhymed)
August 23, 2021
  • Cold Gray Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • one from the dark ages, late summer** John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
  • the late slip** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
September 06, 2021
  • For Me** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Hidden** John Tustin (poem rhymed)
  • paintbrush** Giovanni Mangiante (poem unrhymed)
September 13, 2021
  • Cardinal** Angelo J. Letizia (poem unrhymed)
  • Family** Linnet Phoenix (poem unrhymed)
September 20, 2021
  • 4 male adults** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
  • together we are** John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
September 27, 2021
  • Leaves in December** Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
October 04, 2021
  • through the eyes of a young suicidal man** Giovanni Mangiante (poem unrhymed)

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