Ticking Time Bomb

We were meant to be travelling uphill But now we’re travelling down Freedom for all Oh, that’s just if you’re Christian, male and cis Ah such bliss Oh you’re a woman? Don’t follow our religion? You’re not straight? To the fiery gates! You must burn! A piece of metal has more freedoms and rights StrippingContinue reading “Ticking Time Bomb”

Racheal’s Podcast Episode 8

Hey everyone! Welcome to another episode of my podcast! This is the first episode of season 2! Season 2 is all about my poetry!!! Whoo-hoo!!! Thank you for listening, welcome to the start of season 2 of my podcast, where this season we’ll be looking at all things poetry (done by moi, of course XD)Continue reading “Racheal’s Podcast Episode 8”

How Hard the Heart Falls

Here is a poem I wrote for a contest on Vocal+, winners will be announced next month, so exciting!!! Hope you all enjoy! This hadn’t been what I had in mind I wasn’t meant to be anything kind But here you are Staring at me from oh so far Your eyes, so deep and yetContinue reading “How Hard the Heart Falls”

Shadow Death

Trigger warning: abuse, violence, attempted murder. Very disturbing read. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hands on my throat A calming ‘shhh’ A tender stroke The grip tightens Can’t breathe Soothing voices whisper in my ear As the grip tightens even more The shadows won’t sleep They dance about my walls A graze of a finger down my arm StrokingContinue reading “Shadow Death”

Warning: This might be a trigger for some people ______________________________________________ Crying Pressed into a corner Whimpering Hands over ears Anger Yelling Flashes back to childhood Hands shaking Rocking back and forth Flinches when someone comes close Can’t breathe Silence Freezes Braces for slap For more yelling Instead A gentle hand Am pulled close Rubs myContinue reading


Darkness all around Feeling lost, drowning, no longer sound No way you can be found No-one can hear you even when your screaming is really loud But don’t give in Keep on fighting Cause there’s a light just around the bend And there’s someone there waiting just for you, to help you mend Cause HeContinue reading “Hope”