Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

NEW YEAR AND THE GYM it’s how it goes raise a glass or a paper cup stuff food into your mouth worry about the calories when you join the gym you will turn your back on three months down the road but your resolutions won’t last nearly as long a grand idea now they glitter …

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SKIN It’s so hard to be in your skin the actions restrictive and peace doesn’t come easy what’s required is a bit of wayside shedding ignoring the pieces that shaped you as they flutter down. ~ Joseph A. Pinto © Copyright 2015 Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

SWORN  I thought you would follow, but the willow reed swallowed me whole At least that’s the excuse you sold… I’d been too busy tightening bolts Preparing for traffic that would never come. On the opposite end of nothing now I’ve teetered upon this sharp edge far too long Waiting for that willow reed to …

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