Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction




i never realized

how heavy i felt

within my own skin

until i slipped you

around my neck

and you lightened

the load on my heart.





© 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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2 thoughts on “crucifix

  1. mbrazfieldm says:

    brutally sweet and human thanks for sharing Poet

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      i always appreciate you xoxo

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