Sharlene Alba

Full of raw and unfiltered fluid poems, short stories and prompts on love, sex, relationships and life. Instagram: grungefirepoetry 

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Embers (Ch. 7)
4 days ago
GISELLE I was bored. So much so, that I wasn't even enjoying the oral transaction Miguel Duran, the head of Uncle Freddy's farm help, was giving me at the moment. He was older, in his early 30s, and m...
Embers (Ch. 6)
12 days ago
ZANDER "What the hell would you two do without me?" Thea's question was the first thing to greet us the moment she stepped inside. Her scrunched up angry face followed next as she handed me Zach's pil...
Embers (Ch. 5)
18 days ago
ZACH I spent most of my childhood with my eyes closed. Now that I could finally keep them open on my own, I wanted to see what else the world had to offer. That included taking in some vitamin D under...
Embers (Ch. 4)
25 days ago
GISELLE The Kemah Boardwalk was probably the only place in Houston I could spend the summer working at without quitting the next day. Although it was a seasonal job, they paid me enough so I could act...
Embers (Ch. 3)
a month ago
ZANDER "So, Aunt Jesse, do you have a boyfriend?" Thea asked randomly as we continued to unpack all the boxes that arrived to our old farmhouse. Or should I say, newly renovated farmhouse. Mom made su...
Embers (Ch. 2)
a month ago
ZACH "Mami, I'm good... no really, I'm good... I'm taking all of my medications," I reassured my mother over the phone, just as Thea handed the two pills and a glass of water over to me and I downed i...