June 21, 2021

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

June 28, 2021
  • Fiction Girl** Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Law Is Supreme!** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Rebirth** Chaitali Sengupta (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)
  • Thermonuclear Heads-Up** Frederick Frankenberg (fiction)
July 05, 2021
  • A Rising Starr** Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • birth** Giovanni Mangiante (poem unrhymed)
  • Inward Turn (3rd Law of Thermodynamics)** Angelo J. Letizia (poem unrhymed)
  • Tacy, My Cat** Dharmpal Mahendra Jain (poem unrhymed)
  • The Noise of a Homeless Barefoot** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • This Long Road** Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
  • The Monster in the Lantern** - Ioanna Papadopoulou (cover story fiction horror)
July 12, 2021
  • Character Post-revolution** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • I Saw the Angels** John Tustin (poem unrhymed)
  • Igor flagged me** Anabell Donovan (poem unrhymed)
  • Last Visit** Robert Paul Allen (poem unrhymed)
  • Re-Introduction** Isabel Galvan (poem rhymed)
  • Vitreousness** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Waking Up** Richard LeDue (poem unrhymed)
  • King Cobra of the Sahaydri Mountains** - Shashi Kadapa (cover story fiction horror)
July 19, 2021
  • A Lone Island in the Midst of the Sea** Paramita Mukherjee Mullick (poem rhymed)
  • Alcoholic Writers** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • An Abstract Era** Sushant Kumar B.K. (poem unrhymed)
  • Farm Road Entropy** Julian O. Long (poem unrhymed)
  • Neitzsche** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Strange Planet** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • The Old Wedding Album** Nolo Segundo (poem unrhymed)
  • Mr. Adana's Lending Library** Kathleen Bryson (fiction life)
July 26, 2021
  • beauty and that** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
  • Black Bear of Taipei** Todd Sullivan (poem rhymed)
  • Group Therapy** Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Inkblots** Linnet Phoenix (poem unrhymed)
  • New Lease of Life** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • The Space-Trader** John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • The Works Dan Holt (poem unrhymed)
  • we can crucify tomorrow** John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
  • Rice Paddies** Charles Hayes (fiction social issues)
August 02, 2021
  • Light Weight in Balmaceda** Tim Campbell (essay memoir)
  • The Field Harvey Silverman (essay memoir)
  • Failing Up** Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Friday Evening** Dharmpal Mahendra Jain (poem unrhymed)
  • Immortal desires of the mortal men** Chaitali Sengupta (poem unrhymed)
  • On the List** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Pursued** Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
  • The Moving Target Stumbles** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
August 09, 2021
  • Apple** Angelo J. Letizia (poem unrhymed)
  • Haircut** Anabell Donovan (poem unrhymed)
  • Melan-Collared** John Tustin (poem unrhymed)
  • Musings of a Disgraced Lover** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • scarecrows** Giovanni Mangiante (poem unrhymed)
  • She chances upon him** Robert Paul Allen (poem unrhymed)
  • Hey, Stranger** - Carly Kapusinsky (cover story fiction horror)
August 16, 2021
  • Atlantis** Paramita Mukherjee Mullick (poem rhymed)
  • Clash of Eons** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Ode to the Backyard** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Palomino** Linnet Phoenix (poem unrhymed)
  • The Old Tracks** Nolo Segundo (poem unrhymed)
  • Zapper** Julian O. Long (poem unrhymed)
  • Justus P. Goodbody** Michael Hatcher (fiction life)
August 23, 2021
  • Cold Gray Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Gas Coupon Lover!** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Listen In** John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • one from the dark ages, late summer** John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
  • the late slip** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
  • Upon a Pedestal** Todd Sullivan (poem rhymed)
  • Reni and Gaura** - Rituparna Khan (cover story speculative fiction)
August 30, 2021
  • Colors Beyond the Spectrum** Dharmpal Mahendra Jain (poem unrhymed)
  • If Only You Cared, Maybe Then?** Druti Dutta (poem rhymed)
  • Last Train Out** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • The Angler's Dilemma** Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
September 06, 2021
  • An Invitation** Cora Taylor (essay)
  • Counting Time** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • For Me** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Hidden** John Tustin (poem rhymed)
  • paintbrush** Giovanni Mangiante (poem unrhymed)
  • We Never Leave, Only Return** Aleathia Drehmer (poem unrhymed)
  • Weeds** Anabell Donovan (poem unrhymed)
September 13, 2021
  • Cardinal** Angelo J. Letizia (poem unrhymed)
  • Crossing the Line** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Family** Linnet Phoenix (poem unrhymed)
  • On Finding a Dead Deer in My Backyard** Nolo Segundo (poem unrhymed)
  • What Lies Ahead** Charlie Robert (poem unrhymed)
  • The Maroon Pullover** Amita Ray (fiction life love)
September 20, 2021
  • 4 male adults** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
  • After implosion** Julian O. Long (poem unrhymed)
  • Supernormal Stimulus** Todd Sullivan (poem rhymed)
  • To My Soul Mate** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • together we are** John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
September 27, 2021
  • All the World & Cassie** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Leaves in December** Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Vodka Martini** Michael W. Clark (fiction life)
October 04, 2021
  • Satiated Souls** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • through the eyes of a young suicidal man** Giovanni Mangiante (poem unrhymed)
  • Witch's Teeth** Aleathia Drehmer (poem unrhymed)
  • Toofani** Amrita Valan (fiction life)
October 11, 2021
  • Psalm** Cora Taylor (essay)
  • A Morning's Walk** Nolo Segundo (poem unrhymed)
  • Knuckle Work** Charlie Robert (poem unrhymed)
  • Zombies** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
October 18, 2021
  • Deadlier Than Death** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • End of the World** Julian O. Long (poem unrhymed)
October 25, 2021
  • This Circus Act** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
November 01, 2021
  • Gerhard Richter Ohne Titel (9.8.98) Aleathia Drehmer (poem unrhymed)
  • Hide and Seek with Death** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Mausoleum in the Mojave** - Lamont A. Turner (cover story fiction horror)
November 08, 2021
  • Archive** Cora Taylor (essay)
  • Ecstacy** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Nighty Night** Charlie Robert (poem unrhymed)
November 15, 2021
  • Anthem of Death** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
November 22, 2021
  • Vision** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
November 29, 2021
  • Death of Desire** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Don't Eat the Blowfish** Charlie Robert (poem unrhymed)
  • Silent Movies** Aleathia Drehmer (poem unrhymed)
December 13, 2021
  • Divided by a Stream, Somewhere in Kashmir** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
December 27, 2021
  • A Resolve!** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Restless** Aleathia Drehmer (poem unrhymed)
  • Saxophone Heaven** Charlie Robert (poem unrhymed)
January 10, 2022
  • A Blessing!** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
January 24, 2022
  • Anthem to April** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)

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