Before the Blackness is Through

plexiglass pictures

the little they think

everything they know

about us is wrong

polymethyl methacrylate

a message was sent

from an uncanny number

I would remember

if you really cared

spiraling downward



not so amiably

my failure is complete-

About Sean William Lynch
Sean Lynch is a writer and editor who lives in South Philly. Lynch's first book of poems, the city of your mind, was published in 2013 by Whirlwind Press. His second chapbook, Broad Street Line, focusing on politics and public transportation, was published by Moonstone Press in 2016. 100 Haiku is his latest release, also published by Moonstone Press in 2018. Lynch's writing has been featured in numerous publications online and in print, including (parenthetical), Poetry Quarterly, and Tincture Journal.

4 Responses to Before the Blackness is Through

  1. Ash says:

    Very nice. I really enjoyed it.

  2. Wow. This is my first time on your blog, and I have read just about everything you’ve written; I couldn’t stop! Thanks for the inspiration to write.

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