Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


a dollar for every lie

he’s a lying prick
the dime in his pocket
not worth the penny fibs
he hands out so frivolously
still you listen to his sermons
on a nightly fare; dumbstruck
while moonlight glitters in your eyes.

#josephapinto
#barflypoet
© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

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5 thoughts on “a dollar for every lie

  1. Jane Bled says:

    So many people/scenarios/metaphors come to mind. I just can’t choose which one’s the best fit.

    Nicely done.

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      Excellent, I’m glad I could bring so many bad people/scenarios/metaphors to mind lol But seriously, thank you, Jane 🙂

      1. Jane Bled says:

        Stemming from my wealth of experience with — pardon my French — shitty people. A dime a dozen, if you will.
        The pleasure is all mine. 🙂

  2. tony hunt says:

    sounds like 45, all over again :\

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