A Vignette of Violence


A woman with two children spills a glass of water at a family restaurant.

She turns around and tells her husband “I’m sorry, I’m sorry.” He shakes his head.

The little girl says “mommy is the best cleaner in the world!”

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 A Vignette of Violence

  1. gwen07Gwen says:

    I can understand the accolades for Mr. Lynch – Chilling vignette

    • Sean Lynch says:

      Thank you Gwen, unfortunately, this is based off of a real life experience in which I felt a bad vibe in a similar situation while people watching.

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