Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

late night perils


i loved the way you stabbed

cigars at the end of your stilettos

and cursed the newspaper deliveryman

in the half-light of dawn.


i loved the way we closed

the clubs and cut the fat

through the muck of our disco fries.


if it wasn’t for your budweiser mouth

i still might be in love.




© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

3 thoughts on “late night perils

  1. I like the new direction.

  2. Jane Bled says:

    Sounds like it was for the best.
    Budweiser? A deal-breaker for sure. 😉

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