Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


 

the long drop

 

you require a firm banister for gripping

the aspirations you lined up one by one

fall; one by one

 

they fall;

 

you won’t let go of that banister

too afraid of the way down;

piece by piece you drop

 

you drop.

 

#barflypoet

#josephapinto

 

© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

 …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars…

 

my newest poetry collection ‘Scotch and Scars’ is now available in paperback and Kindle ebook at Amazon.

 

‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ is also available in paperback and Kindle ebook at Amazon.

 

want this poem in audible form? follow me on instagram: joseph_a_pinto

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