Thomas P. Lynch

b. 1948
Thomas P. Lynch
Director of the funeral home Lynch & Sons in Milford, Michigan, Thomas Lynch’s career has given him a unique perspective on human life cycles. His poetry provides glimpses into both his work preparing the dead and the rhythms and dramas of everyday small town life. Lynch’s Irish Catholic upbringing also influenced his poems, which sometimes include references to Irish myths. He divides his time between Michigan and Ireland.

Poems

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"I learned just how much deeper your understanding of a poem is when you memorize it than when you just read it a couple of times, and how you understand it a little better every single time you recite it."
Alex Hanesworth
2015 WA POL Champion