Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


plague to my mind;
you’ve stolen every last
vestige once sterile

if by chance
a cure is found
i’d rather rot
than be rehabilitated
by your madness.


© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

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5 thoughts on “plague

  1. RubyCardinal says:

    Great writing! Please check out my blog at Like/follow please 😃 Thank you

  2. tara caribou says:

    Wow. Yes! So very, very true. And I love how you expressed this. Read it five times. Better make it six….

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      Thank you, Tara!!! But only six…? 😉

      1. tara caribou says:

        Okay, okay, by the time I turned the page it was eight. Hey! It’s a good poem! What can I say?

      2. Joseph Pinto says:

        Say more, say more!!!! lmao thank you xo

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