Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


 

spinnin’ the greatest hits from the barflypoet yesterday and today!

 

#tbt

 

compassion is hell

 

you draw her over your shoulders

the warmth you’ve been waiting on for years

honey in an otherwise tepid life

and even as she leaves your skin flushed

you never seem to notice her fingers

have grown a bit colder from wear.

 

#barflypoet

#josephapinto

© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

 …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars …

 

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

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