February 22, 2021

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

March 01, 2021
  • By the force of my doom Tali Cohen Shabtai (poem unrhymed)
  • Fight? Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • Home Sweet Home Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • Jax Muse Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Leaving Me Softly Peter A. Witt (poem unrhymed)
  • Poetry, Passion and Inspiration Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Snake in Dream Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • The sound of the scraping sky Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • The Struggle Continues Bradford Middleton (poem unrhymed)
  • Bohemian Morning 16 Lydia Manx (serial fiction horror vampires)
  • Place Settings 14 Sand Pilarski (serial fiction family)
  • The Bogle of Tocherty House - Kavan P. Stafford (cover story 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)
  • Poets and Their Planet Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Refuge** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • The Art Class** Rp Verlaine (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)
  • The Countdown Nenad Pavlovic (fiction horror)
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)
  • Unmasked J.C. Miller (speculative fiction)
March 29, 2021
  • The Problem with Facemasks** KK Brown (essay humor)
  • Beyond the Muse** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Cruise Ship Entertainment** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Mz Mandelstan** Wayne F. Burke (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)
  • name the race** Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • Poems in the Breeze ** Peter A. Witt (poem rhymed)
  • Predator** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Shabbath** Tali Cohen Shabtai (poem unrhymed)
  • Stop Living Online ** Bradford Middleton (poem unrhymed)
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)
  • The Missing Road ** KS Subramanian (poem unrhymed)
April 19, 2021
  • 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)
  • The Inside of a Ping Pong Ball Terry Petersen (fiction life love)
April 26, 2021
  • Another Shooting in America** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Awake** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • 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)
  • I've never really been** Tali Cohen Shabtai (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)
May 17, 2021
  • Blinded by All** Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Dream** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Important Time** Aneek Chatterjee (poem unrhymed)
  • The Kind of Silence We Try Not To Think About** Richard LeDue (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)
  • Visitor** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
May 31, 2021
  • For Sharon** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • some kind of murder** Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • Such a therapist** Tali Cohen Shabtai (poem unrhymed)
June 07, 2021
  • Empty Like the Rain** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Indigo Scott Thomas Outlar (poem unrhymed)
  • Long-Distance Calls** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • The Ant Hills Isioma Jemimah Okonicha (poem unrhymed)
  • tumbling** Joan McNerney (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)
  • Winter Sports and Mass Graves at Buchenwald** Richard LeDue (poem unrhymed)
June 21, 2021
  • Coffee** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Fiber Optics** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Percipiency** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
June 28, 2021
  • Wounds Will Be Left** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
July 05, 2021
  • The Noise of a Homeless Barefoot** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • This Long Road** Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
July 12, 2021
  • Vitreousness** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Waking Up** Richard LeDue (poem unrhymed)
July 19, 2021
  • Neitzsche** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
August 02, 2021
  • On the List** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Pursued** Joan McNerney (poem unrhymed)
September 06, 2021
  • For Me** Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)

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