By Carl  Scharwath

I crouched behind the sofa
wrapped like a present
waiting in the
psychological shafts of light.

Secret stories unfold
like newly discovered
ancient tablets decaying
Into the dust of the mind.

Sleep deprivation, words
flowing as particles
clogging the mind in
a repeated journey of distraction.

Can clarity shimmer in
dew dripped morning luminosity
with silhouetted ariels dancing
on the graves of forgotten oblivion?


Published on September 1st, 2022


Carl Scharwath, has appeared globally with 175+ journals selecting his writing or art. Carl has published three poetry books and his latest book “Playground of Destiny” (Impspired Press) His two photography books were published by Praxis in Africa. His photography was also exhibited in the Mount Dora Center for The Arts gallery and The Leesburg Center for The Arts. Carl was the art editor for Minute Magazine (4 years,)is a contributing editor for ILA Magazine and was nominated for The Best of the Net Award (2021.)  He is also a competitive runner, and a  2nd degree black- belt in Taekwondo. 




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