Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


 

‘absolution of blame’

 

you have mastered the art

of letting the slack from the rope

knotting the knot

and not caring if the limb will hold

when they swing

 

and they will swing

 

the noose never far from your hand.

 

#barflypoet

#josephapinto

© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

 

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

Knock back my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ now on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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2 thoughts on “absolution of blame

  1. Powerfully expressed Joseph.

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