• Rachel commented on the post, dissolve 6 years, 4 months ago

    the crunchy crystals quickly dissolved into a perfect sweetness on the tip of my tongue as I licked the rim of my glass. the passion flower pink liquid onside intrigued my as I took in

  • Rachel commented on the post, planter 6 years, 4 months ago

    in my grandmothers house, flowers ruled over everything. her day began and ended in her garden, and in between there were the planters scattered in every window, soaking up light and demanding attention. they evoked such a sense of calm while teaching responsibility and the simple joy of helping something thrive.

  • Rachel commented on the post, café 6 years, 4 months ago

    i was sitting in the café, minding my own business, when all of a sudden you walked in and sat across from me. it took me a moment to draw myself out of my book and into the real world, and when I looked up and saw it was you, I almost wished I hadn’t. like a ghost from my past, a face I did not expect to see again in this lifetime, and there you…[Read more]

  • Rachel commented on the post, flour 6 years, 5 months ago

    covering my face and arms in little pale splotches, with only a few other ingredients it turns into the most recognizable food on earth. soft but heavy,

  • Rachel commented on the post, vines 6 years, 5 months ago

    everywhere. climbing the old brickwork, tearing at the mortar, obscuring the windows and doors. so long abandoned, left to the vines. once a full place, a family place, filled with light and laughter. dark now, but

  • Rachel commented on the post, bagel 6 years, 5 months ago

    oh bagel , how you tempt me. I enjoy you in so many flavors, I drape you in so many delectable spreads. hot or cold, soft or crunchy, I do not discriminate.

  • Rachel commented on the post, smudge 6 years, 5 months ago

    I saw a little smudge today. it was on the corner of my glasses. I walked around viewing the world with a slight softening around the edges of everything in the lower left quadrant of my vision, all because of a little smudge. it took me hours to notice it but only moments to wipe it away, yet it affected all that I saw. a smudge is a curious little thing.

  • Rachel commented on the post, fabricated 6 years, 5 months ago

    the entirety of most people’s lives are fabricated. we tend to become not who we are but, rather, who we think the world wants us to be. we design a character that we dutifully slide on each morning. if we are very lucky, we get to take off this character when we come home but rarely does this happen. instead, we wear this character so diligently…[Read more]