Maybe I Deserve by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust

Jalen sat up straight away, his chest heaving up and down as he listened for footsteps. Thin heels clicked on the tile floors that led down the long corridor from the front door to their bedroom. She didn’t even attempt to creep; barged in with a smile on her face, a song at the tip… Read More

Silly Wasn’t I by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust

Gloria stood still, feet planted firmly though she willed herself to run away. The sight before her was one she couldn’t believe, one she didn’t want to believe. Ha, Ha, Ha echoed loudly in her head, the chorus of her friends and family laughing behind her back. They had to know, they’d surely tried to warn her… Read More

Complicated [Part 1] (by Cortney Joseph)

“Why do you do me like this?” Cairo didn’t say a word. Instead he pulled away and slowly removed the panties and t-shirt I wore. Whispered in my ear about how beautiful I am, how he can’t see himself without me being by his side. Everything he knew I wanted and needed to hear. Read More