Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  ‘there, but not needed’   she catches teasing hands from the air desperate to catch teasing hearts.   #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,’ …

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‘blowjob for an elder god’   drop to your knees open your mouth pray to an elder god that knows not mercy and as its preaching fills you understand you now belong to a crueler state of submissiveness.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. Knock back my poetry collection ‘A …

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  ‘i’ve learned to adapt’   don’t worry— i’ve killed myself many times over drinking i’ll kill myself many times over coming back.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. Knock back my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ now on Amazon and Barnes & Noble.