Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

NEW YEAR AND THE GYM it’s how it goes raise a glass or a paper cup stuff food into your mouth worry about the calories when you join the gym you will turn your back on three months down the road but your resolutions won’t last nearly as long a grand idea now they glitter …

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SKIN It’s so hard to be in your skin the actions restrictive and peace doesn’t come easy what’s required is a bit of wayside shedding ignoring the pieces that shaped you as they flutter down. ~ Joseph A. Pinto © Copyright 2015 Joseph A. Pinto. All Rights Reserved.

PALACE In this darkness I have longed, yet only now do you approach beneath my canopy of sentinels. Wordless, though I have screamed centuries for you. Guileless, though now indeed you have been warned. I shall devour your pretenses; leave shorn your bravado. I am your beast, and under granite columns shall you be reborn. …

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