Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


fucked up text at 5:05pm


i’m going on a date tonight.

i just wanted to be honest with you.


staring at her words

the irony struck him

squarely between the eyes

that the days preceding her message

consisted only of lies.




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Poetry served to you raw and unedited from the moment crafted;

all poetry is older work and chosen at random unless otherwise noted.


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8 thoughts on “fucked up text at 5:05pm

  1. LOVE this one! Love the little rhyme and that title!!!!

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      i LOVE that you love it! i usually don’t rhyme my poetry so i didn’t even realize it from way back when. and secret: i love titling my poems lol 🥰

      1. You just have natural flow in your poetry. I like your little secret 🙂 😘

      2. Joseph Pinto says:

        it’s cool having something without trying to have it – i think that’s called style 😉 i like that you like my secret; i may have to share a few more with you 😏😘

      3. Haha!! I think that’s called style too 🙂
        Ayyeeee! Down for any secrets you got!! 😘😘

      4. Joseph Pinto says:

        oh yeah? you’ll need to scooch your chair closer so i can whisper in your ear 😉

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