Cold Coffee Chronicles

Poetry, fiction, children’s stories, and more


  • A Bad Date – 2013

    I pulled the blinds  On you 8 years ago.  You crept in through every Crack and crease in my mind.  So I hung curtains, too.  Finally I blacked you out, And I almost forgot out you.  One of the cords got loose And you poked your way through Like a small string of sun.  You… 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.