Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


 

‘he knew but didn’t want to believe’

 

thank you

for betraying me tonight

this bar will thank you

drained wallet

drained bottle of scotch

drained heart that made

a fucking mess of the place.

 

#barflypoet

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© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

 

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

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2 thoughts on “he knew but didn’t want to believe

  1. Love it, of course especially the heart part

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      thank you! yeah, hearts are messy to clean up. just when you think they’re bandaged, they start trickling all over again

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