All she can ask

Is for a casket

Shrouded shades deceive

As if there is a He



Imperialistic Providence

Singing seas in mist,

Metaphysical Nothingness


Get out of Paris

It does not exist

Everywhere: the Aran Islands,

Breaking waves in defiance

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.

7 Responses to Consumed

  1. Dizzy says:

    And so it goes, hey?

    Very nice words.

    Hope you had a great day!💋

  2. Those first two lines are quite stunning. I like the rest, but that is quite a way to begin.

    Thanks for following my Brautigan blog. He too was a poet of few words.

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