Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  the prince, though wicked, still wise…    ‘appreciation’   a devil’s deal for love heart freely ripped gnarled vines replacing fruitless eyes rust weeping emaciated clouds sun refuge shovel, he handed break soil, he spoke, only now can you appreciate drought.   listen to this poem #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All …

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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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