Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  what are you waiting for? get your copy of FROM MY FRONT STEPS now!   ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS‘ now available on Amazon   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. all poetry is older work and chosen at random unless otherwise noted.   ‘Scotch and Scars’ and ‘A Distilled Spirit’ …

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  no bones about it   you make me realize just how insignificant i truly am.   listen to this poem   ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS‘ now available on Amazon   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. all poetry is older work and chosen at random unless otherwise noted.   ‘Scotch …

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  no matter the label   scotch goes down smoother the more pain you’re in.   listen to this poem   ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS‘ now available on Amazon   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. all poetry is older work and chosen at random unless otherwise noted.   ‘Scotch and …

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  slice   we all need to bleed out our own way.   listen to this poem   ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS‘ now available on Amazon   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. all poetry is older work and chosen at random unless otherwise noted.   ‘Scotch and Scars’ and ‘A …

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  yeah, it’s fucked up   things were much simpler when i harvested hate and not this hateful thing called love.   listen to this poem   ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS‘ now available on Amazon   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. all poetry is older work and chosen at random …

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  ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS: ruminations, observations and longing in a pandemic’ is finally on sale!   I’m excited for you to have the opportunity to read ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS.’ It’s a short collection, but I think you’ll agree it packs a punch. I’m proud of this subtle shift in direction of all my …

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  to commemorate the release of my collection ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS’ on June 5, here’s an except from my second collection ‘SCOTCH AND SCARS’   ghost whisperer   the dead are all around us.   look at the shattered faces haunting their glasses at the bar.   listen to this poem   ‘FROM MY FRONT …

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  here it is! the complete cover wraparound for ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS: ruminations, observations and longing in a pandemic’ releasing on June 5!   •   from my front steps.   where else was there to go? covid-19 shut down so much during the summer of 2020. like many others, i opened my creativity …

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  to commemorate the release of my collection ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS’ on June 5, here’s an except from my second collection ‘SCOTCH AND SCARS’   soul at the bar   he mutters and hides beneath that old chevy hat of his i figure it’s the only true comfort he’s got left judging the way life …

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