Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

a matter of perception


the gloaming beckons

lullaby calling of persistence;


i long to soar in this purple half-light

rather be lost in the rouge of the setting sun.




© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.


5 thoughts on “a matter of perception

  1. Jane Bled says:

    Wow, that’s gorgeous.

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      Aww shucks…..thank you!!

  2. tony hunt says:

    too much of the liquid, ya miss all that… only see what booze dictates….

  3. Sheri Enri says:

    Wow Joseph…this was beautiful…all your poetry the past few days has really moved me…I hope all is well and I know this is a hard time of year for you…we just lost another relative to cancer and now we just found out my nephew Ronnie, who just turned 60 has esophageal cancer…they have given him one year…his sister passed four years ago from stomach cancer…my husband now has prostate!…but it is a watch situation for now…take care my friend and stay strong in the love that is around you!!!…love and hugs!



    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      Hi Sheri!! Thank you, as always, for all your support, but this other news of yours…ugh…I don’t know what to say other than I am sorry, and I’ll pray for strength & love for your loved ones!

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