Cold Coffee Chronicles

Poetry, fiction, children’s stories, and more


  • Suddenly, my friends- 2013

    Suddenly, my friends Have become ephemeral  As the flowers of late  March.  Our home was built On top of each other. The sex sounds that crept Through the cardboard walls Like little glimmers of light Are muted.  We stand in different leaky Homes that keep us From bleeding into one another.  I have never felt… Continue reading

  • Ode to an Old Me

    I miss my lungs feeling like charcoal in the morning because I stayed up until birds sang on my porch. I miss my Honda Accord station wagon with a cassette player in it. It was 2012. I miss poetry. I miss the dirt beneath my fingernails and it getting stuck. I miss drinking warm Carlo… 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.