Above my head


two sounds persist
this afternoon in Camden

one outside one in
first the buzz of a helicopter’s

blades a few hundred feet
above my sad apartment building

second the constant tick
of the clock a few feet

above my head

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. Frank Sherlock, the poet laureate of Philadelphia, called Lynch's debut poetry book "visionary." CA Conrad claimed that the book was "marvelous!" His writing has been featured in numerous publications online and in print, including (parenthetical), Poetry Quarterly, and Tincture Journal.

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