Rachel Baxter
Rachel Baxter

Rachel Baxter is a Phillips Exeter Academy alumnae

Articles

(marigolds)
Rachel Baxter September 5, 2016

i wonder if you still sleep on a bed of marigolds and if the petals still cling to your heel like divine attendants and sing their velveteen song when their delicate skins

(the wild life)
Rachel Baxter September 5, 2016

i’ve got nothing but my heavy heart to hold me down when it falls apart~any day now 	 i can hear the cracks forming in time like a ticking clock ~ there’s no telling where

(bridge jumping)
Rachel Baxter March 29, 2017

your feet pad across the bridge and the tiny pellets of gravel cling to your feet like tagalong travelers you don’t mind the soft bite of rock on flesh because it leaves little

(how to love a wild thing)~for Mojo, Pip, and Mosby
Rachel Baxter March 29, 2017

1. first you were a mouse running in frantic circles on the cold gravel path till your tiny paws were raw you were as white as the lie i told myself when i said i could let you j