Bedroom mirror born a

Bubble and a tiny capsule.

A happy time past-

Now cracked with etchings

Of memories, decisions and

braced against a dumpster.

Living between the boundaries

Like sleepers from the womb.

Seeking but deserving no love.



Carl Scharwath, has appeared globally with 170+ journals selecting his poetry, short stories, interviews, essays, plays or art photography (His photography was featured on the cover of 7 journals.) Two poetry books ‘Journey To Become Forgotten’ (Kind of a Hurricane Press) and ‘Abandoned’ (Scars Tv) have been published. His first photography book was recently published by Praxis. Carl is the art editor for Minute Magazine, a competitive runner and 2nd degree black- belt in Taekwondo.