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 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.

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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