Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  ‘why won’t you leave him already’   i want to ask how you’re doing i want to ask what plans you have for the day but we’re separated by vows of unconscionable defiance in the face of what is meant to be while what truly is binds us in compliance; you’re with him an …

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  ‘being truthful’   with fingers she traced i will not love you upon my skin.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …all poems handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem recently written… Knock back my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ now on …

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  ‘facebook junkie’   please, please suffer through like the rest; do not publicize your every ailment seeking to pluck the violin strings.   your song is grating no grander than anything or anyone else.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no …

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  ‘different kind of love’   crude, self-serving, graceless, inflammatory, grating, crass, ignorant, belittling, foulmouthed, disloyal, righteous, narcissistic, bitch of a whore. good god, i’ve never loved anyone like you.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem recently written… Knock back …

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  ‘coat of arms’   castle long crumbled the jesters now rule no longer are you spoken upon tongues banished from all things they all alone deem worthy you exist only to chase the long promise of shadows cast by the sun.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry …

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  ‘absolution of blame’   you have mastered the art of letting the slack from the rope knotting the knot and not caring if the limb will hold when they swing   and they will swing   the noose never far from your hand.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. …

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