Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  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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  there’s always that one tough guy…   ‘wannabe biker’   mark the flesh latest fancy   skulls to brand the toughness   devils to speak of atrocities   you’ve never committed.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.    …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem recently written… …

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