Fathom Mag


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March 28, 2022
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White with blue lines
sharp, unyielding.
The empty page
mocks me.

Somewhere along the way
my pen stopped writing.

Blue with white lines
trailing, inviting.
The open sky
reminds me—

sometimes words can’t be written.
Only prayed. 

Ash Schlax
Ash Schlax is an artist, poet, and friend. She and her husband have three children and live in Gilbert, Arizona, where she discovered that the desert can be just as beautiful as the ocean. When she's not homeschooling, Ash is the Creative Director and Poetry Editor at Owl's Nest Publishers. You can also find her literary-inspired paintings on Etsy.

Cover image by Forest Simon

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