Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


 

mercy, please

 

what impression have i left on you?

what will you see

when i’m a shell of myself and

you’re coming into bloom?

will it be a happy thing or

a ghost that fills your heart?

i pray i have done enough to

walk beside you all through life and beyond—

 

for all my faults,

i have lived only for you.

 

(for my daughter)

 

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© 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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