No Longer White

I bled on my copy

of O’Hara’s Lunch Poems

on the page

in the poem

How to get there

smeared crimson

on the line

I’m crying with

delight thru

invisible tears

and inaudible sobs

and its intricate

individual pathways

of white

are no longer


I am no longer

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.

3 Responses to No Longer White

  1. pembroke5 says:

    I tried to log a comment using my new wordpress password but it still doesn’t work. The two new poems are really interesting.This one reminds me af a book Norman Mailer published in 1952, The White Negro. It’s about the birth of hip.

    Alexander Marshall

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