Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  ‘fourth grade homework sucks’   her eyes swell with tears no one her age should hold and i realize all at once her soul is far older than the tender skin that contains it.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no …

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    ‘afloat’   we’re afloat in the same ocean, baby tossed by the same storms yet we have no sign of one another’s horizon.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem recently written… Knock back my poetry collection ‘A Distilled …

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  ‘ruse’   fear not the man who declares his hand;   fear the man who plays ignorant to all.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem recently written… Knock back my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a …

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  here’s something i don’t do often – and that’s share a poem i recently wrote!   ‘the bar i wrote in closed down’   my hurt still waits inside a dumb dog whose owner left it along the road only here it sits in stale air and darkness while glasses it once lapped remain …

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  ‘power surge’   you don’t need to say it you’ve unplugged the connection.   i can feel the signal loss from this distance i can feel the power surge gone from my heart.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem …

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  ‘forgotten by tuesday’   they’re all your friends until the first spade digs into earth and the inevitable kisses your casket.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem recently written… Knock back my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose …

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