seanhtaylor
Joined: May 2021

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seanhtaylor   Junior Editor

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Submitted Poems 13 total

The Dead Bury Their Dead

The bray from the trumpeter
Sneaks through the kitchen window,
Settling gently near the steam
Of the fresh apple pie.
He waves at the winos,
Calls for the shop-keepers
To forsake their brooms and buckets,
And join his rag-tag-tag-along bunch.
Igno...

by Sean Taylor

added by seanhtaylor
6 months ago

Death of the Prodigal

There he kneels, the old man,
Still, staring at the headstone,
Boring holes into the fresh patch of earth
Between the plastic hearts, wicker wreaths,
Flowers doomed never to die,
Perched on three thin metal legs.
I wonder, is his heart perched the...

by Sean Taylor

added by seanhtaylor
6 months ago

More of the Same

He loosens the tie clutching his neck,
The extra pounds squeezed into rolls by the net of cheap silk.
He hates this place, these people,
The pettiness, the way they lock him
Into their definitions – not his, never his.
A shepherd? Ha! More a fool....

by Sean Taylor

added by seanhtaylor
6 months ago

A Rock and Roll Story

Part 1: Deference

by Sean Taylor

added by seanhtaylor
6 months ago

Daily News

Swooning beneath the weight of Utopia
Two girls threw themselves from the overpass last night.
The paper had nothing to say
Of their goals, the desperations, their drives,
Only that one was an honor student
And that they both died before the ambul...

by Sean Taylor

added by seanhtaylor
6 months ago

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