Rachael has a thing about words. Her short fiction and poetry has recently appeared in Ink, Sweat and Tears, Prole and LITRO. Rachael co-edited My Baby Shot Me Down, a women’s anthology which features ten new writers work, including some of her own. She loves sharp pencils and is hopelessly addicted to writer’s website ABCTales.com
Yesterday’s sand is under my fingernails and a fine yellow trail of it vibrates in the lining of my rucksack. It’s been so long since I’ve even seen a beach that I imagine I’m back home for a moment, toes licked by the eerie shallows on my walk to the mosque. But they’re just granules that have fallen off Mohammed’s ‘Back Home’ collage.