Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction



the way you carry yourself


you sit at the bar

mouth hanging open

catching flies but not passion


i think you’re a good person at heart

but you probably offer lovers

a very sad existence.




© 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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14 thoughts on “the way you carry yourself

  1. Lol geez. You following me?

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      i’d love to but i hardly think you’d have that problem lol 😉

      1. Joseph Pinto says:

        i can’t seem to send emojis from my desktop like you do (pouty face)

      2. Hahaha, noted. Joseph is pouty

      3. Joseph Pinto says:

        Joseph is now stomping his feet lol

      4. I’d love to see that emoji 🤔

  2. flies might make a suitable chaser…

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      for this unfortunate individual…yes 😉

  3. Good one…Passion – goodness =brutality
    Read my post…winky face

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      thanks Maria!! 🙂 xo

  4. TJ says:

    🤣🤣🤣 gold

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      lol glad you think so!! it was gold experiencing it!

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