Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  ‘a tragic drowning’   sweet child you are lost dying in the air you breathe nightmares before your open eyes.   sleep, your only bliss.   #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 …

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  you’re too high maintenance…   ‘luster’   the cynosure of my being, yet at every turn you’ve insisted i’ve gone blind—   the luster of you never faded only my tolerance to polish such a rare gem.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside …

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  i choose to drink alone…   ‘reality settles in’   young, in love inseparable at the bar finishing each other’s sentences sipping each other’s drinks perfect, so profound   i’d like to see them in 10 years silent static between them recalling how once they denied separation of skin how once they rang in …

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  you hear me in only one dimension.   ‘corporeal’   these bones have grown weary the skin worn.   soul hoarse from screaming.   #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: …

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