Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


 

quit the game, bro

 

old man

you insist on throwing yourself

at the twenty somethings

as if that thick wad in your pocket

will compensate for your grey shriveled balls

and those eyes dance

like you once did in the day

only now you are reduced to

misinterpreted conversation

 

morning dosages of geritol.

 

#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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