No Need to Breathe


No Need to Breathe

This air is thick with thoughts
People screaming different languages in the streets
The Tower of Babel is fresh in our collective memory
You’re waiting your last days out on a porch
I’m still trying to find something to do
Radiation is seeping through
Contaminated blood -a common occurrence
Nothing is worth dying -except for peace

About Sean William Lynch
Sean William Lynch is a poet from New Jersey who was born in 1992. Lynch's first book of poems "the city of your mind" was published in 2013 by Whirlwind Press. Frank Sherlock, the poet laureate of Philadelphia, called Lynch's debut poetry book "visionary." CA Conrad claimed that the book was "marvelous!" S.W. Lynch's writing has been featured in numerous publications online and in print, including Milkfist, Poetry Quarterly, and Tincture Journal.

9 Responses to No Need to Breathe

  1. nenskei says:

    Peace. A wonderful word to hear.

    By the way, nice new theme Sean. I love the background too, I can see the word peace within here.

  2. Hayden says:

    I love urban scenes either in poetry or music. :)

  3. Apocalyptic poetry. Nice touch.

  4. myplace2spu says:

    I really enjoy your style of writing. its very unique

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