Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction




was green chalk we used

to draw hearts overlapping

across the gaps of the front walk

the moss blended so nicely

despite the weeds that grew

faster than our fingers could pluck

so we plucked at everything

cursing the lack of red chalk

and clean pavement to redraw us.




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