Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


 

spinnin’ the greatest hits from the barflypoet yesterday and today!

 

#tbt

 

cinder and ash

 

i fucked it all up, didn’t i?

can what i did be undone?

i thought i held us firm

squeezed too hard

i’m left staring at the dust

 

it’s so much more painful

when i see your face.

 

prisoner to my own hades

my fires have burnt

cinder back to cinder

ash back to ash

a recycled mad chaos of sorts.

 

i wish i could tell you

i ache for you

doing so might char me further;

 

doing so might char you further.

 

#barflypoet

#josephapinto

© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

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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