Rachael Todd : Writing

Quaint

Quaint

A Poem by Rachael Todd


How quaint of us to justify this recklessness with our Nature, Inherently Flawed--to renounce responsibility for the chain reaction even as it unfolds..
Don't bother

Don't bother

A Poem by Rachael Todd


She helps him with his homework every evening.She tries to convince him that he has a future whileshe tries not to think about what he has to go home ..
If enlightenment

If enlightenment

A Poem by Rachael Todd


If enlightenmentalso meant self-destruction,,would you still grovel for it so?
Woes of the feminine soul

Woes of the feminine soul

A Poem by Rachael Todd


You called me sobbing at 2 a.m. because he beat you so badly you couldn’t walk.I let you stay at my house and tried to work with you to help get..
Effortless

Effortless

A Poem by Rachael Todd


Prefrontal cortex;vital for human consciousness the Self-Awareness, the “I”so much powerwielded by a mere cluster of synapses,# entangled ..
Meditation

Meditation

A Poem by Rachael Todd


“Emptiness is form; form is emptiness.”inhale exhale settle the wandering mindwakeful and sleeping comprehend continuity cognize imperman..
Consumption

Consumption

A Poem by Rachael Todd


Consumption-- flame on flesh lotus erectsuch havoc wreaked by so immaculate a silencesuch astounding mastery of disunion with paintill dust and bone..
I'd rather not be remembered at all

I'd rather not be remembered at all

A Poem by Rachael Todd


A girl I went to high school withdied in a car accident…her facebook pagefollowing the accident was plastered with comments paying homage to he..
Mercurial One

Mercurial One

A Poem by Rachael Todd


You’re the type of sadno words can lighten, the type of sick only death can heal, the type oflonely company deepens, the typeof confused questio..
The Jump

The Jump

A Poem by Rachael Todd


He resolved to kill himself and jumped from the skyscraper only to change his mind right before hitting the c em e n t