Cherried Knees

 ︎︎︎ Rachel Jacobs

︎ APR 21, 2022

Falling happens
So fast
Before you
Know it
Your palms
Are scraped
And your knees
Are cherries.
The world
For just a
When I fell
For you
It happened
So fast.
My heart
Became a
Dripping fruit
Beneath your

Rachel Jacobs
, also known by her pen name, Phantasma, holds two Bachelor of Art degrees from California State University Long Beach in Creative Writing and Literature. She explores the non-conscious theme of emotions, nature, and self-identity/the human experience. Her poetry can be found in Humana Obscura, Harness Magazine, and on Vocal