Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


‘godzilla is on my shoulder’

godzilla is on my shoulder
a mutant of my environment
roaring, roaring
in a vacuum.

godzilla tripped off every early warning alarm
though no one gave it pause—
in its wake lies desolation;
it stomps in isolation.

godzilla is on my shoulder
misunderstood as it may be;
some think the beast has just woken

friends, it has never slept.

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6 thoughts on “godzilla is on my shoulder

  1. SaraWIMM says:

    I love this, makes me think of the black dog

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      Thank you so much! 🙂 xo

  2. I found this simply brilliant. 🤗

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      I’m humbled. Thank you 🙂 xo

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