Library

In the library are links to PDFs of my writings, from published work to drafts and everything in between. I’m providing this material to be accessed by friends and family, but random people wandering in here and reading this stuff is fine too. All material provided here is copyright Monty Maxwell, unless otherwise noted.

Posted in the Front Room

Going Homepoem I wrote for Midsummer 2009 for Midsummer to pay shyld to Odin for a Winternight’s oath gone wrong. Let’s hope that the Old Man liked it.

The Sky Wyrmpoem/story I wrote for the May 2011 Kansas City Heathen pubmoot, inspired by the tornadoes that weekend. Presented in a raw form, as written to be read that same day.

N61484poem I wrote for Intro to Creative Writing at Johnson County Community College, and later submitted as part of my application portfolio to earn a spot in an upper level poetry class at the University of Kansas.

Upon Seeing the First Fallen Leaves of Autumn poem I wrote for Poetry 1 at the University of Kansas, and later submitted as part of my application portfolio to earn a spot in an upper level poetry class at the University of Kansas.

Walking With Grantapoem I wrote for Poetry 1 at the University of Kansas, later submitted as part of my application portfolio to earn a spot in an upper level poetry class at the University of Kansas.

Saint Andrew’s Daypoem I wrote for Poetry 1 at the University of Kansas, later submitted as part of my application portfolio to earn a spot in an upper level poetry class at the University of Kansas.

Downloadable PDF Format

Ad Astra Per Aspera – a short story, published in the spring 2009 edition of “Mind’s Eye” my college literary magazine.

The Benefits of Kirikaeshi – an essay, written in November 2009 and turned in as part of my ikkyu examination at the 21st Annual Midwest Kendo Federation Taikai and Shinsa in Chicago.

Ki Ken Tai Ichi – an essay written in October 2014 and turned in as part of my 1-Dan examination at the 25th Annual Midwest Kendo Federation Taikai and Shinsa in Chicago.

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