Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

‘burdens of ignorance’

it’s the way it is
i get it
i’m the black sheep
and no one believes
in a single thing i do.

yet somehow i shoulder
the burdens of ignorance;
there’s no convincing the unfaithful.

only now the spade i carry
will dig the graves
of every one lost to me
a long time ago.


© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

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2 thoughts on “burdens of ignorance

  1. Excellent.

    A toast to all the black sheeps and everyone who doubts them.

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