Biography of Francie Lynch
Born a while ago in an area of County Monaghan, Ireland, called Loughegish (Lake of the Learned) . When the flax mill failed my father went to Canada and we emigrated six months later to Sarnia, Ont. I grew up here, worked in Education for my career and am happily retired writing poetry.
- Enigma Of Prayer -new-
- Happy Face Variety -new-
- Don'T Tell Me That -new-
- Get To The Point, Caller -new-
- Cain -new-
- My Brother, Jake -new-
- Amazing, Isn'T It. -new-
- Trenders -new-
- Is Dis Good, Or Is Dis Bad -new-
- Stand-Ins And Stunt People -new-
- The Joy Of Now -new-
- House Call -new-
- Spreading The Word -new-
- Can I Have A Word, Please? -new-
Francie Lynch Poems
My Poem Is My True Selfie
My poem is my true selfie, An X-ray of the inner me, A snap-shot of reality, A close-up of what's really me,
Dark at day, Light at night, Chaos mocks us With villainous smiles.
Mary Jane Died Last Night
The younger sister Of the second wife Of my dear friend Of forty-five years
The Lads Are Streaming Porn
The lads Are streaming porn. Don't be too quick To scorn;
The Flight Ahead Of Me
The ravens survey The gated community, Scouring for a meal. They swoop low,
How I Measure Time
The hands have moved. The sun is up and down. Stars shift. Tides advance and recede.
I was a teacher. I loved the job. I didn't need to be intelligent. Many of my students
I chose ice-cream Over yogurt; Strawberry, vanilla or chocolate. Each equally without prejudice
Active Vs. Passive
When you write Your next verse, The active voice Is a better choice.
The Dogs' Days Of Winter
Those dog days of summer Near forgotten and gone, Are stored for the winter, Now remembered in song.
The Leprechaun's Ball
On the Emeral Isle when the brier's green, Occur strange sights seldom seen. There's golden rainbows and small clay pipes, And wee folk dancing every night.
I Have To Pee
In fathoms Between my flannel sheets, There's no better place To sleep;
Phenomenal Poems You have said As a “Phenomenal Woman”
I Was Just A Witness
A light cracked the door,
And then we hear:
I witnessed Justice
Behind the glass, in a box:
He scratched and stretched
Skin over his eyes and brows and stubbled face,
Needing a fix for his appearance.
Something was unbalanced