Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

‘they still don’t’

i loved my dog
more than i loved myself

since she died
i died myself

over and over every morning
over and over every night

no one knows it
no one has a clue

and they still don’t.


© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

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6 thoughts on “they still don’t

  1. Our pets became part of the family. Better companions than most people.

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      Yes, indeed. My sweet girl was 15. My daughter with four legs…

  2. SaraWIMM says:

    Aw man 😦 brings back memories of my own

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      I’m so sorry, Sara… 😦

      1. SaraWIMM says:

        Not at all it’s nice to think of him 🐶

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