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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Petrichor: The Finale
a month ago
DANIEL Spending three months in rehab without seeing my friends and family was one of the hardest thing I think I've ever done. At least I got something good out of it. The counselors all claimed addi...
Petrichor: Chapter 14
a month ago
MARLEY "You about done here? We have a dinner to go to," Michael's reminder weighed heavy on me, as I packed up my camera into my bag and turned off the lights in my office at the magazine. Sales had ...
Petrichor: Chapter 12
2 months ago
MARLEY Chili's Grill was the perfect place to relax after work and I thought it'd be a good idea for Michael and Danny to join Jesse and I for dinner. It took me about thirty minutes of nagging to con...
Petrichor: Chapter 13
2 months ago
SERENA Walls, floors, roofs and windows. Put all of it in a blender and you got yourself a home. For some people, home wasn't a place, it was a person. An embrace or a touch that made you feel safe an...
Petrichor: Chapter 11
2 months ago
MICHAEL Who knew we'd be attending a funeral once we got back from our honeymoon. Pablo Martin had been cutting our hair since we were kids and although I hadn't been to his shop in years, it was stil...
Petrichor: Chapter 10
2 months ago
SERENA The universe had a twisted sense of humor when it came to Daniel and I. We could be tied to trees in the middle of a storm and still find a way to spring ourselves loose, and find each other ju...