Two Poems

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.

9 Responses to Two Poems

    • Michael R. D'Andrea says:

      Your poems ring true few will listen and fewer still will do something to make it right. Your two poems have me reflecting on what I can do as I drive my car and go to dinners in my suburban world as my neighbors do. My ancestors came to America after slavery so….my guilt if less but I hear you. What can a middle class cat do? Maybe write a poem or two. Keep hope alive in the city.

      • Sean Lynch says:

        So did my ancestors, the Irish, and in a way they were also enslaved by Anglo Saxons. I’m a working class poet who believes that bearing witness through poetry can have a profound effect on the world. I agree with your sentiment to “keep hope alive in the city” even though I do find CA Conrad’s theory on the corrosiveness of hope pretty tantalizing. Thanks for watching.

  1. pembroke5 says:

    Good lighting, good presense. You have a natural way of relating to the audience,and you let the words come through.

    Alexander Marshall

  2. Beautiful second poem. The imagery and cadence were a perfect substrate for a very real emotional meaning. Excellently done, good sir.

    • Sean Lynch says:

      Thanks! I love your prose. You’re a profound writer, I just re-visited your blog for the first time in awhile and I must say that I couldn’t stop reading. I especially agree with your ideas about Philosophy as Art, and the meaning of poetry in and of itself. That’s what I attempt to do in my work.

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