Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  ‘molten’   i am molten i am wretched i am release beneath a mouth   longing to burn.   #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 Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ …

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  for my little lady…   ‘paint-by-numbers’   little girl, you shoo the monsters standing sentinel watch around my heart and the steeds you tame allow me to ride them beside you.   my elegant eternal sunshine you erase horrors from my world fill my soul with rainbow hues of paint-by-numbers.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © …

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    ‘come around, come undone’   hiding his face in his hands vague insipid shudders   truth an ominously tamed circular balance   inspired without cause;   ghosts raised by prohibited ideals and explanations.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no …

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  ‘a tragic drowning’   sweet child you are lost dying in the air you breathe nightmares before your open eyes.   sleep, your only bliss.   #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 …

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  you’re too high maintenance…   ‘luster’   the cynosure of my being, yet at every turn you’ve insisted i’ve gone blind—   the luster of you never faded only my tolerance to polish such a rare gem.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside …

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