June 18, 2018

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

June 25, 2018
  • Alchemy Ed Krizek (poem unrhymed)
  • gentrification took away my favorite bar John Grochalski (poem unrhymed)
  • My Poem to the Robots John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • Time and Money Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
  • Urban Chickens Sarah Ito (poem unrhymed)
  • Winner for Life Joe Albanese (fiction horror)
July 02, 2018
  • Mind Flash Miracle Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
  • Rooh Afza Sravani Singampalli (poem unrhymed)
  • Rx Michael A. Griffith (poem unrhymed)
  • This Day Is Not Our Holiday Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Unreality Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
  • A Modern Fairy Tale Ken Dubuque (fiction humor)
July 09, 2018
  • Not the Worst Thing Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Restless Hawk Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • The Gold Fish Ferris E. Jones (poem unrhymed)
  • The Martini John Dorroh (poem unrhymed)
  • Unfaithful in Death Edward Lee (poem unrhymed)
  • End of Friendships Dan Mulhollen (fiction humor)
July 16, 2018
  • A Threating Storm off the Western Isles John Anthony Fingleton (poem unrhymed)
  • A Visit to the Zoo Michael H. Brownstein (poem unrhymed)
  • Am I Alive Charles Cicirella (poem unrhymed)
  • Dusk amid the Cornfield Brandon Marlon (poem unrhymed)
  • My Alibi Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Pleading Mercy at the Gate of Hell Eddie Awusi (poem unrhymed)
  • Vacation Frederick Foote (fiction family)
July 23, 2018
  • bargain shopper John Grochalski (poem unrhymed)
  • Depression John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Pebble and Stubble Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
  • Transportation to a Dead World John Grey (poem unrhymed)
July 30, 2018
  • Gone Sravani Singampalli (poem unrhymed)
  • Yeothieville Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
August 06, 2018
  • Guilty as Accused Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
  • Lorie Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Perception Ferris E. Jones (poem unrhymed)
  • Wish Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • The Procedure Ken Dubuque (fiction humor)
August 13, 2018
  • I Come a New Specie of Thunder Eddie Awusi (poem unrhymed)
  • Isthmus Brandon Marlon (poem unrhymed)
  • Marshlands John Anthony Fingleton (poem unrhymed)
  • The Old Man Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
August 20, 2018
  • Flemish Painting Should Not Sound Like Something Caught in Your Throat Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Polyglot Michael A. Griffith (poem unrhymed)
  • Stay Out of the Shadows John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Siblings Frederick Foote (fiction sexuality)
August 27, 2018
  • 100 Opinions and Choices Sravani Singampalli (poem unrhymed)
  • Proliferation in the Wrong Place Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
September 03, 2018
  • Henri Matisse Never Painted the Chicken Dance Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Leonard Cohen My Friend Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Seasons Song Antony King (poem unrhymed)
  • The Frustrated Astronaut John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • Armed and Dangerous Ken Dubuque (fiction humor)
September 10, 2018
  • An Estuary in Time Brandon Marlon (poem unrhymed)
  • I Flap My Hurts Like Broken Wings Eddie Awusi (poem unrhymed)
  • Nowadays Rajnish Mishra (poem unrhymed)
  • The Whaler John Anthony Fingleton (poem rhymed)
September 17, 2018
  • No Words Needed John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Of Some People and Their Privileges Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • The Insanity of It All Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
September 24, 2018
  • Fall Salmon Run Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • I can taste each one of my shortcomings Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Sons and Daughters of the Soil Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • When I Listen More Sravani Singampalli (poem unrhymed)
October 01, 2018
  • Babysitting Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
October 08, 2018
  • Ash Michael A. Griffith (poem unrhymed)
  • Saskatchewan Sky Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
October 15, 2018
  • Disrespect for Life Disguised as Fun Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Under the Caldera Brandon Marlon (poem unrhymed)
October 29, 2018
  • Do you remember when we spoke of swans? John Anthony Fingleton (poem unrhymed)
  • Night Terrors Ferris E. Jones (poem unrhymed)
  • The Waiting Is the Hardest Part Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
November 05, 2018
  • This Old House Michael H. Brownstein (poem unrhymed)
  • When A Man Die Eddie Awusi (poem unrhymed)
November 12, 2018
  • Hero Sandwiches That Save the Day Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Sandstorm Brandon Marlon (poem unrhymed)
November 19, 2018
  • Your funeral is on Friday Michael A. Griffith (poem unrhymed)
December 03, 2018
  • William Golding Was a One Hit Wonder Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)

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