Given that many of my posts for patrons have now passed the three month point where they are no longer exclusive, I decided to make a post centering the now unlocked posts so that non-patron readers of my blog can now enjoy the poems and short stories that I have written. I have linked to each post with a short description below. If you enjoy these posts and my blog in general I would appreciate it if you would consider supporting me on Patreon, where you can gain early access to these kinds of posts, as well as my monthly newsletter and other forms of exclusive content!
Mornings: A Sestina Romance poem
Gold A riff on Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost
A Promise Romance poem
POST AND BEFORE a.k.a. I want breakfast A cross between Fire and Ice by Robert Frost and The Butter Battle by Dr. Seuss
Better for the Horse: A Medieval Welsh Meet-Cute A retelling of a small section of The Mabinogi (part of the core of the ancient Welsh mythological cycle) and specifically a retelling of how Rhiannon first encounters her husband
The Last Train Flash Fiction. 707 words. Complete. CW: Discussion of domestic violence and suicide.
The Innkeeper: Part I The beginning of a short story called The Innkeeper. The story takes place roughly 2000 years in the future, in a world not entirely like our own. I eventually intend to expand it into a full-length novel, but for now I will be releasing it in serial format.
In the Eyes of Suzanne B. McKenzie Slice of life. First person. Child narrator. 1420 words.