A Visit


her hair.

Feeling the pattern on

her hospital gown.

Playing with

her fingers.


It is against the rules

for inpatients

to have “sexual contact”

with visitors.

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.

8 Responses to A Visit

  1. pembroke5 says:

    Alexander Marshall pembroke5@aol.com

    The life of a poet. Thirteen likes,five of them posted by good looking women. (3.84%)

  2. pembroke5 says:

    Now it’s fourteen likes, still five women. (3.57%) Still a good average.

    Alexander Marshall pembroke5@aol.com

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