Trivial Niceties


I long to be a homosexual

Those Russian women

will eat you alive

I’ve been poor and hungry

 

at least I don’t

have thirty millimeter

cannons raining ignorance

down upon me

 

Allahu Akbar

children’s tears

the stomach pangs

are nothing compared

 

the town drunk

the city fiend

the country bum

abstract trivial niceties

 

If only Uber Macht

could be obtained

the higher men

breathe just the same

 

…just the sane

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.

6 Responses to Trivial Niceties

  1. That’s maybe the second time I’ve heard someone say they wanted to be a homosexual.

  2. Dizzy says:

    It’s all relative, hey?

    I just dig the way you string your ideas together, Sash. “… just the sane” Just completely dig it. And how.

    Did a haunted Farm of Fear and corn maze last night. SUPER fun! Then, fire pit with friends. Busy day and birthday party at the seniors’ complex tonight. That was SUPER fun, too! Seniors! Gotta ❤ ’em, hey? Way.

    Up to my eyeballs from now until Halloween.

    I ❤ you! Hope you’re having a spooky weekend! 💋

    • Eh, I have a problem with subjectivity.

      • Dizzy says:

        Even if one strives for objectivity it’s still relative to one’s perspective, self, nature, environment, no? A difficult task that faces the species as a whole?

        So, shucks, I will try to refrain from the effusive subjectivity for which I am prone.

        Hope you had a great day! 💋

  3. I like the way you string stuff together too. I have no idea what you’re talking about, but I enjoyed it.

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