Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

November is pancreatic cancer awareness month. All proceeds this month of paperback and ebook versions of my book Dusk and Summer will be donated to the Lustgarten Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research. If interested, you can purchase a copy here   *   Does Heaven await beneath the waves? One man needs to know. When …

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‘static channels’ speak in crimson tones; i listen in black and white a blessing we tune in on static channels. #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. Pour yourself my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ ready for consumption at: Amazon paperback: goo.gl/31Zp1i Amazon kindle ebook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079J536ZC Barnes and Noble: goo.gl/SbKH26 …

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‘her girlfriends won’t talk’ she dances limbs blur husband home questions nothing. #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. Pour yourself my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ ready for consumption at: Amazon paperback: goo.gl/31Zp1i Amazon kindle ebook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079J536ZC Barnes and Noble: goo.gl/SbKH26 UK Amazon paperback: goo.gl/4LcSxE UK Amazon kindle ebook: goo.gl/wHsW14

‘only fuck me, she said’ she loved my linguistic ability the way i slowly exhaled my f’s but she packed her bags the moment i screwed her something good. #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. Pour yourself my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ ready for consumption …

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From my book ‘A Distilled Spirit’ ‘look at you’ look at you; so smug in a chiseled suit dagger tie you speak of perry ellis in a raised hush as if this tone will cast your nobility across the walls bask in the admiration of commoners behind your dark rimmed frames; little know you that …

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‘new conversation’ charlatans shimmer with light held captive in their palms. #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. Pour yourself my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ ready for consumption at: Amazon paperback: goo.gl/31Zp1i Amazon kindle ebook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079J536ZC Barnes and Noble: goo.gl/SbKH26 UK Amazon paperback: goo.gl/4LcSxE UK Amazon kindle ebook: goo.gl/wHsW14  

‘collapsing’ it requires no touch just our bodies collapsing into each other’s space. #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. Pour yourself my poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar,’ ready for consumption at: Amazon paperback: goo.gl/31Zp1i Amazon kindle ebook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079J536ZC Barnes and Noble: goo.gl/SbKH26 UK Amazon paperback: goo.gl/4LcSxE UK Amazon kindle ebook: goo.gl/wHsW14

‘accounting for dummies’ you keep a system of checks and balances in place for everyone but yourself. #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. Aren’t we all lost in some way..? My poetry collection ‘A Distilled Spirit: pained prose from a bar‘ now ready for consumption at: Amazon paperback: goo.gl/31Zp1i Amazon kindle ebook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B079J536ZC …

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I asked for your pain. You gave it to me. It’s time for my ‘what pains you project.’ ‘lost at 30,000 feet’ even on your best days you’re still flying coach sometimes with a window seat sometimes not you’ve finally leveled off cruising above the clouds but you don’t have the nerve to unbuckle; you …

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I asked for your pain. You gave it to me. It’s time for my ‘what pains you project.’ ‘slow rot and yet her daughter still loved her’ betrayed by the body so less painful than disowned by the blood— you bore witness to years adopted siblings carried by their necks into your house; never was …

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