Not Yet

There is objectivity.

I don’t deserve

forgiveness for my…

But I ask anyway.

The end is near.


There is an ambiguous

pain in my

torso, throughout,

changing fluidly.

And I’ve changed,

perhaps not as fluidly,

but perspective is



If this is

the end,

so be it.


This is no end.

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.

2 Responses to Not Yet

  1. pembroke5 says:

    Of all people you deserve forgivness. At least stay alive until the next reading.

    Alexander Marshall

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