Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

Yesterday (November 1) marked the start of pancreatic cancer awareness month and with it the 3rd edition release of my novella ‘Dusk and Summer.’ I wrote this in 2008 and after a number of years, the publishing rights have reverted back to me. And so now I share it with you! Trust me, you will …

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  an excerpt from my new collection ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS’    if i’m okay   she’s having her first sleepover i can feel her glow from down the block she’s found a friend who accepts her as she is it’s all i could ever ask for a lesson i pray she learns without my …

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  an excerpt from my new collection ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS’    thunder   when i was a little boy my mother told me thunder was only the sound of angels bowling overhead so when i hear it now i laugh with the thought we’re all on one big alley wearing miscolored shoes.   listen …

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