August 19, 2019

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

August 26, 2019
  • NS 2019-08-26 Ndaba Sibanda ()
  • Game of Life! Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • hens staring upward Eric Robert Nolan (poem unrhymed)
  • My Words Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
  • Pair Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • Turning the Gaze Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • White Flag Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • Wings of Light Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • Guardian of the Well Peter Barbour (fiction horror)
September 02, 2019
  • Betting Slips Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Boding Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Caballos en Moenchengladbach Tomas Sanchez Hidalgo (poem unrhymed)
  • Ike and Mike Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Life in Exile Wayne Russell (poem unrhymed)
  • The Crab John Dorroh (poem unrhymed)
  • A Trophy for the Inquisitor Dan Mulhollen (fiction rebellion)
  • The Pair Is Beyond Repair Ndaba Sibanda (fiction politics)
September 09, 2019
  • did it leave a mark? John Grochalski (poem unrhymed)
  • Fragrant Face of Golden Rainbow Hongri Yuan (poem unrhymed)
  • I Did Not Expect You To Die After Jeopardy Vicki Iorio (poem unrhymed)
  • Not Me Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Romantic agony Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Stupid Fame Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • 9/11 Bicycle - Sarah Ito (cover story fiction 9/11)
  • Meaty Machismo R.F. Gonzalez (fiction humor)
September 16, 2019
  • California Gold Kevin Ridgeway (poem unrhymed)
  • Racism in School Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Resisting Arrest Alex Andy Phuong (poem unrhymed)
  • Sonnet 17, Quiet Time Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem rhymed)
  • Uprooted Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
  • Horseradish Follies Harvey Silverman (essay memoir)
  • Secret Urges Tim Frank (fiction humor)
  • The Cleaner Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
September 23, 2019
  • A Complex Creature Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • A Portrait of Wilbur JD DeHart (poem unrhymed)
  • All Our Faults Are Fallen Leaves Eric Robert Nolan (poem unrhymed)
  • Casting Them Out Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • Over It Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • Protect me, God of the woods Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • Frank's Escape Larry Borger (fiction humor)
September 30, 2019
  • Moving On Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • My Mama Respected Storms John Dorroh (poem unrhymed)
  • Paying Off Life's Debts Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Shopping at the Android Store John Grey (poem unrhymed)
  • The Hive's Heart Bruce McRae (poem unrhymed)
  • The important first step Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
  • Even-Steven Alex Salinas (fiction relationships)
  • Rumplestiltskin's Revenge Dan Mulhollen (fiction humor satire)
October 07, 2019
  • Airing Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Can of Worms Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Estrangement Tomas Sanchez Hidalgo (poem unrhymed)
  • Night Jog Cord Moreski (poem unrhymed)
  • Something Beautiful Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • the bicycle fixer John Grochalski (poem unrhymed)
  • Keeping the Dream Alive Tim Frank (fiction humor)
October 14, 2019
  • A Nail in Your Business Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • Delaware Sheets Eric Robert Nolan (poem unrhymed)
  • dorothea, painting a mirror John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
  • Poem for Kate in Chemo Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • The Human Lot Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
  • A Bureaucratic Mix Up Dan Mulhollen (fiction humor satire)
  • The Great Zucchini Jerry Guarino (fiction humor)
October 21, 2019
  • Cross Talk Kevin Ridgeway (poem unrhymed)
  • Quit asking Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Snow Bird Ken Allan Dronsfield (poem unrhymed)
  • South Chicago Night Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Take Two JD DeHart (poem unrhymed)
  • What ghost cuts me Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
October 28, 2019
  • Breaking Waves Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Comforting Darkness Luis Cuauhtemoc Berriozabal (poem unrhymed)
  • No Pop-tarts on the Moon John Dorroh (poem unrhymed)
  • The Hole in a Zero Brian Rihlmann (poem unrhymed)
  • There's Always a Promise John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Your Hologram Card John Grey (poem unrhymed)
November 04, 2019
  • a man sharpening a machete John Grochalski (poem unrhymed)
  • Acid Rain Chiseling Away at Memories Wayne Russell (poem unrhymed)
  • Death Warrant Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • La bella mato a la bestia Tomas Sanchez Hidalgo (poem unrhymed)
  • Lynchpin Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Nostalgia Charlie Brice (poem unrhymed)
  • Photo Opportunity Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
November 11, 2019
  • A Request Cord Moreski (poem unrhymed)
  • Convocation Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • I Spent Ahmad Al-khatat (poem unrhymed)
  • June 11th Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • the days too short and neverending John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
  • The infertility poem or the sad woman in the photograph Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
  • The Old Fisherman Jerry Guarino (fiction life)
November 18, 2019
  • Bedroom anatomy lesson #3 Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Have an old house over your head Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • His Daughter Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
  • The Possibility JD DeHart (poem unrhymed)
  • Betty and Dupree Frederick Foote (fiction ballad)
November 25, 2019
  • Cracker Jack Box Poem Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Never Forget Why Your Wrist Throbs Alexis Rhone Fancher (poem unrhymed)
  • Quaternaries Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
December 02, 2019
  • A Strange Noise Dan Mulhollen (poem rhymed)
  • My Tiny Dancer Isn't Using Her Belly Today John Dorroh (poem unrhymed)
  • Trading Places or Out Among the Missing and the Lost Tony Gloeggler (poem unrhymed)
  • Your New Model John Grey (poem unrhymed)
December 09, 2019
  • Advanced Auto Safety Systems Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • Barcelona Sandals Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • one of us forsaken John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
  • This Game Called Life Ann Christine Tabaka (poem unrhymed)
December 16, 2019
  • I Want To Be in a Comic Book JD DeHart (poem unrhymed)
  • The bullies were tough on me in high school Mikale Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
  • What kind of reckoning is it Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
December 30, 2019
  • Making Headway Cord Moreski (poem unrhymed)
  • Thin-Skinned Alexis Rhone Fancher (prose)
  • Young Couple -- @ Heart Attack Greasy Grill Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
January 06, 2020
  • Deli Diesel & Beer John Dorroh (poem unrhymed)
  • Second Amendment Heroes Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • the uncertain assassin John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
January 13, 2020
  • dumb luck and pain Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
  • Now and Then Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • The art of starting again Abigail George (poem unrhymed)
January 27, 2020
  • Unknown Poet from Rue Montpelier Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
February 03, 2020
  • For the Kids Frederick Foote (poem unrhymed)
  • the words John Sweet (poem unrhymed)
February 10, 2020
  • Maybe Tomorrow Cord Moreski (poem unrhymed)
  • whatsoever may do, betrayer Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
March 09, 2020
  • Religion is a tale Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)
April 06, 2020
  • They tried to take the mystery away Robin Wyatt Dunn (poem unrhymed)

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