Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


‘to forget’


i come home and find that

you’ve forgotten to shut the lights off

and when i remind you

you blame me for ill intent.


it’s simple, really

just remember

to shut the fucking lights off

and we wouldn’t have issues.




© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.


…poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem recently written…

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5 thoughts on “to forget

  1. tara caribou says:

    EXACTLY!!! How fucking hard is it, really??

  2. Hmmm, I would let that go. Kind of even outs with the toilet seat thing.

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      lmfao who’s to say I keep the seat up???

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