A Picture of a Renowned Poet


when the Pulitzer Prize 

winning poet paused

to take a sip

from his glass of water 

the old man struggled 

and the plastic black straw 

slid up his nose

and the wealthy white women

giggled mercilessly 

About Sean William Lynch
Sean William Lynch is a poet from New Jersey who was born in 1992. Lynch's first book of poems "the city of your mind" was published in 2013 by Whirlwind Press. Frank Sherlock, the poet laureate of Philadelphia, called Lynch's debut poetry book "visionary." CA Conrad claimed that the book was "marvelous!" S.W. Lynch's writing has been featured in numerous publications online and in print, including Milkfist, Poetry Quarterly, and Tincture Journal.

One Response to A Picture of a Renowned Poet

  1. pembroke5 says:

    Those wealthy white women–and so many of us have to depend on them.

    Alexander Marshall pembroke5@aol.com

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