Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction


 

you knew shit until me

 

so accustomed you were

to the frill, the grandeur

so accustomed to sparkle

the hollow repetition

of delicacies;

you never saw me coming;

you never knew i

existed at all;

truths long denied

now stain you;

gentle love atop your bed

traded for a hard fuck

against the wall.

 

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FROM MY FRONT STEPS

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© Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

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

 

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4 thoughts on “you knew shit until me

  1. Terveen Gill says:

    Gentle to savage. 🙂
    The tables turn.

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      yes indeed. i enjoy the unexpected 😉

  2. peachberman says:

    Oh wow. Those last few lines. Incredible!

    (Come say hello to my new blog, fellow traveler. Promise you’ll like it 😘)

    1. Joseph Pinto says:

      thank you so much, Ms Peach 🥰😍

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