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I wait ’til your

adulations and adoration turns to salted ground.

You gave, then took your laurels back

and I expected it.

This instant game of gratification… 45 more words


In the pristine space with ambient light
I thought maybe I could reveal myself that night;
manifest authenticity with a single weighted line
and finally take breath – 35 more words


My heart instead of glass
he stepped on it.
I wanted to love this best-friend
and be loved by him.
Think I spent too many years on the mend… 213 more words



a Poem by Raqeul Swann


The winds have changed direction, I let them take me

Thousands of puzzle pieces finally put into place… 137 more words

Raquel Swann

Realizing Who I Am...

It started when I was around 7. I would play dress up with my sister. I didn’t know it at the time, but those moments wearing her dresses were the ones I would feel more like myself than ever before. 302 more words



From the beginning you knew
You knew you were different
From almost all the other people
And it wasn’t until you saw what was possible… 71 more words


Then and now, 2015-2016

It’s been over 12 months now since I came out as transgender and started moving forward with my transition. This is not going to be a long post, more a comparison post between how I looked when I first came out last year just after Manchester Pride and how I look this year after 2016’s Manchester Pride. 126 more words