Thursday, June 7, 2012

Two Poems by Carl Scharwath

My Daughter's Window

For a moment
Frozen at the window
A peaceful vision glorifies.
The placid tree thrusts into
Our luminous sky.
Letting go in death
A dull gold leaf
Dancing slowly
To its grave of memories.

True Being

For a moment,
Frozen in the window of my soul.
Immersed in a disquieting vision.
Knowing I will never see you again.

The Orlando Sentinel, Lake Healthy Living, Think Healthy and Mature Lifestyles Magazines have all described Carl Scharwath as the "running poet." His interests include being a father/grandfather, competitive running, sprint triathlons and taekwondo (he's a 2nd degree black belt).
His work appears in the United States and internationally with over forty publications. He was also awarded “Best in Issue” in Haiku Reality Magazine. Three of his short stories were published in The Birmingham Arts Journal,The Bashful Beaver Literary Magazine and Idigorising in the UK.
His favorite authors are Hermann Hesse and Charlotte Perkins Gillman.

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