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 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.

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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