Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  ‘being truthful’   with fingers she traced i will not love you upon my skin.   #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 ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ now on …

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  ‘different kind of love’   crude, self-serving, graceless, inflammatory, grating, crass, ignorant, belittling, foulmouthed, disloyal, righteous, narcissistic, bitch of a whore. good god, i’ve never loved anyone like you.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem recently written… Knock back …

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  ‘coat of arms’   castle long crumbled the jesters now rule no longer are you spoken upon tongues banished from all things they all alone deem worthy you exist only to chase the long promise of shadows cast by the sun.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry …

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  ‘absolution of blame’   you have mastered the art of letting the slack from the rope knotting the knot and not caring if the limb will hold when they swing   and they will swing   the noose never far from your hand.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. …

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  ‘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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