Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


 

It’s time for the ‘What Pains You Project.’ I listen privately to your pain and write an anonymous poem dedicated to you…

‘protects her fingers’

 

calloused from the boots

she laces tight every day

her fingers still find a way

to wear the hats and

knead the knots from her life.

mind and muscle reaction

a bit slowed down

nevertheless her blood pumps

and with that resolve dons gloves

in search of mountains to climb.

#barflypoet

#josephapinto

#whatpainsyouproject –

a poem for an anonymous reader and their pain…

 

© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

 

Knock back my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ ready for consumption at:

Amazon paperback: goo.gl/31Zp1i

Amazon kindle ebook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079J536ZC

Barnes and Noble: goo.gl/SbKH26

UK Amazon paperback: goo.gl/4LcSxE

UK Amazon kindle ebook: goo.gl/wHsW14

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2 thoughts on “protects her fingers

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      Much appreciated, brother!

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