About Word Hoard

The written word defies time and space to give the priceless gift of meaning. Literature, especially poetry, allows us to simultaneously escape and experience more deeply the reality we are a part of. Find links to my work at jcscharl.com.

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"I bore about with me an inward wound, [lest the former things] should sink into oblivion, and like smoke be dissipated." -Nennius


J.C. Scharl

Poet, critic, wife, mom. Poems at @MeasureReview, @Plough, @TheScores, others. Writing a book on how to read poetry.