All Too Often

Pondering both life and death

Realizing neither word applies to reality

Relating, a shocking thing in a world so pluralist


Plants and animals

Seeming unattractiveness

Situated in blackness


Nothing may be appealing

A constant hunger

Afflicted, almost there

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.

5 Responses to All Too Often

  1. I liked that first verse. It rings true to me, especially when you consider how we are all a part of the great cosmic cycle.

  2. S. W. Lynch says:

    That’s a good interpretation

  3. realrealme says:

    interesting view of the world

  4. Subhan Zein says:

    This is very deep and displays an interesting thought. You definitely have a voice, just like Gibran when he was your age.

    Subhan Zein

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