Here and Now


I’ve seen this park from

a bird’s eye view

a bird without wings

 

they told me

the horses were

buried here

 

hundreds of years ago

 

I’ve seen myself

in second person

another in another

 

I heard the women

sing “let’s go down”

through the speaker system

 

minutes ago

 

these apparitions

in half-deserted streets

with water trickling

 

weary of things

unknown although-

-although relatable

 

and yet tragedy remains

thousands of miles away

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.

2 Responses to Here and Now

  1. john says:

    Very nice. Very nice!

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