Things Change by Cortney Joseph

Standing in the center of their bedroom; walls painted white, adorned with varying objects and accents of colors to suit each personality; Maxwell and Joel stared in their full length mirror as they made funny faces, singing into their hairbrushes as Sheila E’s Glamorous Life blasted from their record player. Though five years separated them… Read More

Castle Of Sand | by Cortney Joseph

It was heavy on his mind, wouldn’t allow him to rest or find the peace that seemed to find his wife with ease. Looking at the digital clock on his nightstand, a despondent look fell upon his gentle face as he read ‘3:12 a.m.’. It was becoming like clockwork, made him wonder why he’d even… Read More

Not Gon’ Cry by Cortney Joseph

I can’t help but think that I should have beat them to the punch. Should have done my own experimenting and exploring, should have taken my own two weeks out of the country to ‘find myself’, should have done any and everything to be the one causing pain instead of feeling it. Read More

Greatest X [Part 3] (by Cortney Joseph)

‘Pushing the rest of her thoughts to the side, Ryan pushed Roman all the way inside of his room and closed the door behind her. She began removing the jacket she was wearing after silencing her phone and sliding it into her jacket pocket. “You shouldn’t have kissed me. But since you did, one last time, for the road.”’ Read More

Greatest X [Part 1] (by Cortney Joseph)

“And God, she missed it. She was mad at herself for missing it. She instantly found herself wondering if anything else about him had changed. Was he still a professional ball player in the MLB? Was he still goofy and carefree? Was he still mad at the way she’d treated him that last time they’d seen one another.” Read More