May 16, 2022

Coming Soon in the Piker Press:

May 23, 2022
  • Air** Michael H. Brownstein (poem unrhymed)
  • Don't Race Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Footprints** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Happy Little Tricks** Scott Thomas Outlar (poem unrhymed)
  • He says** Ryan Quinn Flanagan (poem unrhymed)
  • Métier** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • Night Life Jungle Beat, Bar Next Door Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Thank** Ann Privateer (poem unrhymed)
  • The Crush** Jay Passer (poem unrhymed)
  • When I Meet the Devil** Eric Robert Nolan (poem unrhymed)
May 30, 2022
  • Awaiting the Revolution** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Awakening** Mihaela Melnic (poem unrhymed)
  • Cave** Catherine Zickgraf (poem unrhymed)
  • Hermetic** Shelly J. Norris (poem unrhymed)
  • I Give Up Wanting** Milton P. Ehrlich (poem unrhymed)
  • Is There Something Un-African Ndaba Sibanda (poem unrhymed)
  • Shell** Anabell Donovan (poem unrhymed)
June 06, 2022
  • Allow Me My Darkness** Richard LeDue (poem unrhymed)
  • Bodies of Water** Nolcha Fox (poem unrhymed)
  • Breaks** Sunil Sharma (poem unrhymed)
  • Frothy Sip of Glory** George Gad Economou (poem unrhymed)
  • Shelter Charles Cicirella (poem)
  • Sleepwalking** Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • The Broken Things** John Maurer (poem unrhymed)
  • Those Were Our Trees** Julianne Couch (poem unrhymed)
  • Timber** Mark Parsons (poem unrhymed)
June 13, 2022
  • Blue Mountain** David L. Painter (poem unrhymed)
  • Boardwalk Nocturne** Ronald Paxton (poem unrhymed)
  • Hope in the harvest** Mike Zone (poem unrhymed)
  • Looking for an Answer** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • No Fools No...** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • Old Country** Ramzi Albert Rihani (poem)
  • Opposites Attract** Kathy Sherban (poem rhymed)
  • Search** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Under the Volcano** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
June 20, 2022
  • At the Rock Club** Rp Verlaine (poem unrhymed)
  • Deep in My Couch Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Nonfiction** Sanjeev Sethi (poem unrhymed)
  • The Reckoning** Jay Passer (poem unrhymed)
  • There** Ann Privateer (poem unrhymed)
  • Three Wishes** Scott Thomas Outlar (poem unrhymed)
  • Too Much Too Soon** Michael H. Brownstein (poem unrhymed)
June 27, 2022
  • Being Here Now** Milton P. Ehrlich (poem unrhymed)
  • Blackbird** Mihaela Melnic (poem unrhymed)
  • Catching the Day** Catherine Zickgraf (poem unrhymed)
  • Haunted** Anabell Donovan (poem unrhymed)
  • just another political shift** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
  • Walking into the Sun** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Amar, Amartya and Amrita Ranjit Kulkarni (fiction)
July 04, 2022
  • Holly Goddess II Charles Cicirella (poem)
  • If Only** George Gad Economou (poem unrhymed)
  • The Sad Man** Lynn White (poem unrhymed)
  • Untitled** Mark Parsons (poem unrhymed)
  • We the Women** Kathy Sherban (poem rhymed)
July 11, 2022
  • acceptance** Wayne F. Burke (poem unrhymed)
  • Death to the Oppressor** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Light of Connection** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Stop, Was Her Sign** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
  • The Bridge** David L. Painter (poem unrhymed)
  • Two Tiny, Forgettable Poems** Richard LeDue (poem unrhymed)
July 18, 2022
  • Home Is** Ann Privateer (poem unrhymed)
  • Poets Out of Service Michael Lee Johnson (poem unrhymed)
  • Separate Islands, Same Map** Scott Thomas Outlar (poem unrhymed)
  • The Place of No Wind** Michael H. Brownstein (poem unrhymed)
  • The Strangers** Jay Passer (poem unrhymed)
July 25, 2022
  • Dreaming Stars** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • names** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
August 01, 2022
  • Broadside** Mark Parsons (poem unrhymed)
  • Broken Circles** George Gad Economou (poem unrhymed)
August 08, 2022
  • Dreaming of a Renewal** Pranab Ghosh (poem unrhymed)
  • Rename** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
  • Shadow Girl** Kathy Sherban (poem rhymed)
  • The Courier** David L. Painter (poem unrhymed)
  • Within Her Paradise** John Patrick Robbins (poem unrhymed)
August 22, 2022
  • like a law** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
September 05, 2022
  • Azure Music** Gopal Lahiri ()
  • The Renowned Cinematographer Shows Off on His Honeymoon** Mark Parsons (poem unrhymed)
September 19, 2022
  • left out** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
October 03, 2022
  • Story Elements** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
October 17, 2022
  • produce** Paul Tanner (poem unrhymed)
November 07, 2022
  • Tremor** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)
December 05, 2022
  • Soft Maple Street** Gopal Lahiri (poem unrhymed)

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