Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  thunder   it’s thunderously quiet in this dark. the truth is that no matter how much i tell myself i am better off without you i’m not.   listen to this poem   ‘FROM MY FRONT STEPS‘ now available on Amazon   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved. all poetry …

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  right mix   you and me   nothing but bone to provide space   flesh to bind.   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. …

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  day after day   the cruelest of all the lonelies is waiting on a phone that refuses to ring.   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 …

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  did you get your copy of FROM MY FRONT STEPS yet?   it’s a poetry collection, of course, but also a story within a story within a story, and no one really knows how it will end…   here’s the introductory page to FROM MY FRONT STEPS   summer 2020:   over the course …

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  a different route   i really should be sitting atop the cool dew mat of your grave but i’ve chosen a different route today— uncomfortable stool beneath me a jagged tear on the one beside sipping on a scotch watching as what remains of this afternoon bleeds away.   listen to this poem   …

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  i haven’t thrown it back in awhile, so no better time than now! spinnin’ the greatest hits from the barflypoet yesterday and today! #tbt   monstrosities   come don your spider silk trousseau, indulge me a jig— funeral hymn and devil’s perfume— blackened, our matrimony miasma, our vows ever faithful i’ll be to rust-mouthed …

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  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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