Cold Coffee Chronicles

Poetry, fiction, children’s stories, and more


  • Alphablood

    Our blood is alphabet soup. Poured from the same vessel. Symbols glommed together that mean nothing, until properly arranged. These letters, my loves, mean we’re bound by blood. A recipe of hormones and genetic trails. A history of cysts and eyes blue like a glacier stream. For now, our formulas lay contained in little baggies… Continue reading

About Me

An English diarist and naval administrator. I served as administrator of the Royal Navy and Member of Parliament. I had no maritime experience, but I rose to be the Chief Secretary to the Admiralty under both King Charles II and King James II through patronage, diligence, and my talent for administration.