Fiction and poetry and essays, oh my! On the first and third Tuesday of each month, I'll share some of my original work. On the following Wednesdays, I'll read you classic texts - everything from Edgar Allan Poe to Emma Goldman. If you like poetry, fantasy, sci-fi, and politics, these short-form tales might just delight and inspire you.
"Anarchy" by John Henry Mackay
"Anarchy" — a word very often misunderstood! John Henry Mackay's ode to the term is one of my favorite poems.Here is the best place to read the poem.
The Long Night
A short little apocalyptic poem.
"The Masque of the Red Death" by Edgar Allan Poe (+Pocast Update!)
A story about rich people sequestering themselves away from a deadly pandemic while the rest of the world suffers :)Content warning for some short, typical 1800s descriptions that may be considered offensive today.
Deceit of the Raven Witch
A witchy narrative poem for the Halloween season!Disclaimer: This poem unintentionally contains stereotypes about women and beauty that have been heavily incorporated into the collective unconscious' witch canon.
"The Tell-Tale Heart" by Edgar Allan Poe
CONTENT WARNINGS:Connotation between mental illness and murderUse of outdated terms relating to mental illness, specifically "mad"One of my favorite Poe stories, this episode follows a character (presumably a man) who finds himself haunted by his murder...
History of Language
A semi-humorous poem speculating on when human language evolved.