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


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