Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


some nights


this pen

can’t find the ink

while the mind screams

blots all thoughts


an indecipherable mess.





© 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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23 thoughts on “some nights

  1. 🙌❤️ Love this one!!! These pictures are perfect for your poetry. Do you take them yourself?

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      thank you! i wish i could take credit for the imagery (aside from the smarts for branding myself these lol), but no i did not. i’ve either bought the rights to them or otherwise they’re free domain 😉

      1. You’re welcome! Well either way you always seem to pick the perfect one!! 🙌

      2. Joseph Pinto says:

        i definitely do try to match the boozy imagery with my poetry 😉

      3. Boozy imagery ❤️ 😉

      4. Joseph Pinto says:

        what can i say…. 😛😘

      5. Well now I’m thirsty… Serve me some virtual booze! 😛

      6. Joseph Pinto says:

        i’m traveling this week to the beach to drink, gamble, write, drink, and drink…. come along! lol

      7. So everything that’s fun in life… I’m in.
        But I don’t know where you are!!!! 😳😂

      8. Joseph Pinto says:

        the great state of NJ lol

      9. 😂 Could be in Wisconsin lol

      10. Joseph Pinto says:

        🤣 well geez….there are planes! lol

      11. Joseph Pinto says:

        lol i suppose planes may not be preferable nowadays

      12. Haha I’m not scared! I’m a nurse lol

      13. Joseph Pinto says:

        lmao too funny!!! you’ve got me there! xo

      14. Joseph Pinto says:

        hmmm…..and thank you 😍

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