Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  ‘it’s in the telling’   i have completely tuned them out.   i understand how little they respect me.   i’m not as detached as i let on.   their truth is as fabricated as my smile.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside …

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  ‘he knew but didn’t want to believe’   thank you for betraying me tonight this bar will thank you drained wallet drained bottle of scotch drained heart that made a fucking mess of the place.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; …

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  ‘cougar’   she’s hitting 50 hem of her shorts hitting her chin keeping with the times unaware her moment passed her 30 years ago.   #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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  ‘and here i’m worried of my pimple’   1, 2, 3 he drains the beers down his throat no apologies for the belches or his thinning hair.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem recently written… Knock back my poetry …

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