Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

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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