January 13, 2020

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

January 20, 2020
  • Benches ** Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Hey Yo Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • I'm Coming for Your Putrid Soul** Ferris E. Jones (poem unrhymed)
  • January Luis Cuauhtémoc Berriozábal (poem unrhymed)
  • Looking Up ** Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • The Golden Goblet** Tammy M. Darby (poem unrhymed)
  • The Truth About Wind ** Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • The Waffle House Index ** Betsy Mars (poem unrhymed)
  • unwashed mirror ** Jack Henry (poem unrhymed)
  • I, Muffin 8 Leo Siegel and Ron Singer (fiction humor)
  • Territorial ** - Peter Barbour (cover story fiction life)
January 27, 2020
  • Beyond Your Yes and No Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Darkness ** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Modern Rage Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
  • Morning Drive, November 2019 Alex Z. Salinas (poem unrhymed)
  • Noon Delight Ivan Jenson (poem unrhymed)
  • The Scent of Sound Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Unknown Poet from Rue Montpelier Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • I, Muffin 9 Leo Siegel and Ron Singer (fiction humor)
February 03, 2020
  • Flux of cycles on hold Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • For the Kids Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • Our Story Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • the words John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
  • Tilting Linda Imbler (poem unrhymed)
  • I, Muffin 10 Leo Siegel and Ron Singer (fiction humor)
  • The Buraq Mehreen Ahmed (short fiction time)
February 10, 2020
  • Lie to Me, But Brightly Eric Robert Nolan (poem unrhymed)
  • Maybe Tomorrow Cord Moreski (poem unrhymed)
  • Twinsburg, Ohio Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • whatsoever may do, betrayer Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • Swimming At Last Jacob Greb (fiction personal battle)
February 17, 2020
  • a bringer of death Jack Henry (poem unrhymed)
  • Guiding Light Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • Pretense Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • The King of the Diamonds Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • The Truth About What Could Have Been Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
February 24, 2020
  • Buffet Squirrel Betsy Mars (poem unrhymed)
  • Don't Regret You Ferris E. Jones (poem unrhymed)
  • Doublemindedness Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Guilt Trip Ivan Jenson (poem unrhymed)
  • Preteen Anarchist Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Through My Neighbor's Window Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
March 02, 2020
  • Early Morning with Jesus John Dorroh (poem unrhymed)
  • The Prophet of Sorrows Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
March 09, 2020
  • Insomnia Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Religion is a tale Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • The Flame Jacob Greb (fiction personal battle)
March 16, 2020
  • anxiety Jack Henry (poem unrhymed)
  • Becoming the Beloved Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
  • He Who Has Brought No Stone Ferris E. Jones (poem unrhymed)
  • The Truth About Curveballs Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
March 23, 2020
  • Downhill Racing Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
  • Embers Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Nameless Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Of Cairns and Gratitude Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Personal Eureka Ivan Jenson (poem unrhymed)
March 30, 2020
  • I Was Originally the God of the Gods Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Another Ballad for Shifty Toebone Christian McCulloch (fiction)
April 06, 2020
  • The Colour of Autumn Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • They tried to take the mystery away Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • Isolation Jacob Greb (fiction personal battle)
April 13, 2020
  • a crowded mid-town bus around noon Jack Henry (poem unrhymed)
  • Ashland Blues John Dorroh (poem unrhymed)
  • Touching a Star Fabrice Poussin (poem unrhymed)
April 20, 2020
  • Clubbing with Constellations Ndaba Sibanda (essay life)
  • Ars Poetica: An Invitation Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • The Truth About Paper Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
April 27, 2020
  • Another Me from Heavens Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Final at Bat Gary Glauber (poem unrhymed)
  • Summer of Discontent Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
May 11, 2020
  • Green Bananas Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • My Teacher's Question Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
May 18, 2020
  • The Truth About Birds Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
May 25, 2020
  • The Azure Sea Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
June 08, 2020
  • Elixir Judith Alexander Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Lost Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
June 22, 2020
  • The Bath of the Cool Breeze Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
July 06, 2020
  • If I Don't Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
August 03, 2020
  • Wounded Spirits Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)

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