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May 20, 2024

Articles by Eric Robert Nolan



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Short

Shine Now, Fiercely Forever (2018-12-10) cover story science fiction

At the End of the World, My Daughter Wept Metal (2024-02-19) cover story speculative fiction

The currency of vast "progress"...

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Poem

This Windy Morning (2019-01-14) poem unrhymed

"...If that faultless chorus should never see heaven..."

Roanoke Summer Midnight (2019-02-18) poem unrhymed

"...Where the Shenandoahs' beryl falls to black, ultramarine to onyx..."

Confession (2019-04-08) poem unrhymed

"...Lust in the lexicon..."

My Mother's Apartment (2019-05-06) poem unrhymed

"...exactly..."

Smiling Among Inert Shipwrecks (2019-07-22) poem unrhymed

"...to descend the fathoms now made shining canyons..."

hens staring upward (2019-08-26) poem unrhymed

"...in the various safe and certain places free of sadness..."

All Our Faults Are Fallen Leaves (2019-09-23) poem unrhymed

"...Take my hand, my friend, and smile..."

Delaware Sheets (2019-10-14) poem unrhymed

"...gentle, blessed by the sun..."

November, Blue Ridge Mountains, 1992 (2019-11-18) poem unrhymed

"...Will any mountain ever let me dream again..."

As Silver as the Stars You Tried To Rival (2019-12-16) poem unrhymed

"...frigid, frigid like a still photo and its forever frozen face there..."

Lilac, Wine, Pomegranate, Black (2020-01-13) poem unrhymed

"This new mountain night..."

Lie to Me, But Brightly (2020-02-10) poem unrhymed

"...In this early winter air, her whispers are verdicts..."

March Midnight Window (2020-03-23) poem unrhymed

"...In blackness, an indistinct day is made another..."

Not of Byzantium (2020-04-20) poem unrhymed

"...Exceeding empires, exceeding even Elysium..."

Ode (2020-05-25) poem unrhymed

"...Delight me for a while."

Bumblebee (2020-08-24) poem unrhymed

"...he inventories dandelions with prodding, plush black legs..."

prayer upon an empty hilltop (2020-09-14) poem rhymed

"...the moon will beam camaraderie..."

Contagion Is a Despot Poet (2020-10-19) poem unrhymed

"...each arriving low, in permanent cursive..."

Turning 41 (2021-01-04) poem unrhymed

"...my future lay in neatly mapped seas..."

Ode to a New Black Ballpoint Pen (2021-02-01) poem unrhymed

"...glissading sable scars of curling script..."

Imagine the Moon as Companion (2021-04-19) cover story poem unrhymed

Welcome to the Piker Press 19th Anniversary Issue. Thank you to all the writers and other artists and readers for making this possible.

Lying Close (2022-03-28) poem unrhymed

"...Her soft voice Is the cry of the single quail at dusk..."

school shooter (2022-04-25) cover story poem unrhymed

"...Remember when we first saw her..."

When I Meet the Devil (2022-05-23) poem unrhymed

"...Not for the false compliments that slide off his baroque tongue..."

An Ode to a Would-Be Swimmin' Skink (2022-08-08) poem rhymed

"...don't cool off in my drink..."

An Ode for Fellow Replicants (2022-09-05) poem unrhymed

"What if the Internet is an android's dream..."

Quiet White Dog Short Poem (2022-10-03) poem unrhymed

"...as white as the moon..."

Her Smile Was Silver Jupiter (2022-11-28) poem unrhymed

"It was a mad and spinning world in which you met her..."

Where Would We Go? (2022-12-26) poem unrhymed

"...The mountains will not know our names..."

The Rough, Violet Stone (2023-01-23) poem unrhymed

"...lines that have changed their direction, like dissident travelers at crossroads..."

An Altogether Different Slumber (2023-03-13) poem unrhymed

"I dream in ones and zeros, in an ease of dormancy..."

Blue Wolves Move in an Indigo Wood (2023-04-17) poem unrhymed

Eric Robert Nolan's reporting, commentary, and creative work have been featured throughout 40 print and online publications in the United States, Canada, Britain, Germany, Australia and India.

Autumn Girl (2023-09-04) poem unrhymed

"...all of every autumn gathers up in you..."

Three Dreamers (2023-12-04) poem unrhymed

Images of people who worked together in an office...

Iphigenia's Womb (2024-03-18) poem

"...every ship failed to sail Against Troy..."

Blue (2024-04-08) poem

"...the backyard of my boyhood home..."

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Essay

Requiescat In Pace, Dennis Williamson (2023-02-13) essay eulogy

"I lost my best friend in the world of writing, Dennis Williamson..."

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