she makes me feel

when nothing else

is there

I know not much about her

and yet

all I want is more


4am rapist

4pm feminist


self awareness

encumbers the mind


lacquered oak

with lye


the cavalry

is static


she is familiarized

with sensory overload

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 Dire

  1. I read through this twice; I can see why the tag says “confusion”.

  2. Sean Lynch says:

    I wasn’t thinking of the famous novel while writing this, I just felt like that was the best way of explaining it to you.

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