Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

  here’s something i don’t do often – and that’s share a poem i recently wrote!   ‘the bar i wrote in closed down’   my hurt still waits inside a dumb dog whose owner left it along the road only here it sits in stale air and darkness while glasses it once lapped remain …

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  ‘power surge’   you don’t need to say it you’ve unplugged the connection.   i can feel the signal loss from this distance i can feel the power surge gone from my heart.   #barflypoet #josephapinto © Copyright Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.   …poetry handcrafted from the inside of bars; no poem …

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  ‘forgotten by tuesday’   they’re all your friends until the first spade digs into earth and the inevitable kisses your casket.   #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 …

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  ‘why won’t you leave him already’   i want to ask how you’re doing i want to ask what plans you have for the day but we’re separated by vows of unconscionable defiance in the face of what is meant to be while what truly is binds us in compliance; you’re with him an …

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  ‘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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