Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

compassion is hell

you draw her over your shoulders

the warmth you’ve been waiting on for years

honey in an otherwise tepid life

and even as she leaves your skin flushed

you never seem to notice her fingers

have grown a bit colder from wear.



© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

2 thoughts on “compassion is hell

  1. tony hunt says:


    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      neglect always is…

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