My Poetry

The Alien in the Alley

The Alien in the Alley   She is hairy and Abstract and lives on the walls with wings dipped in black.   She’s not a cliché fly. She is a jaw-dropping butterfly.   A goddamn mighty butterfly. With vivid, godly wings that are lengthy like sophisticated words. She,   a spellbinding creature, surrounded by bile… Continue reading The Alien in the Alley

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Short Stories

The Green Coat

He wore a green trench coat that made his back itch and his mocha skin moist. The shiny, stiff, green coat flowed down his body like a frozen river, covering him like a green screen, and ended right above his knees. Everyone saw the coat. It was always on Central and Myndylla Drive, from sun… Continue reading The Green Coat

Journalism

Midnight Fire

(Story created from bullet points in class) A cigarette sends a Castro valley home up in flames causing $150,000 in damages.   The house is located at 1789 Napa Street.   The homeowners, Barbara and Albert Lofton, were taken to Kaiser Hospital in San Leandro.   Kaiser Hospital says Barbara Lofton was treated and released. Albert… Continue reading Midnight Fire