Back In The Day by Cortney Joseph

Visiting from New York, and somewhat glad to be back with her friends and brother, Shane sat on the stoop of their old apartment building and leaned against Victory’s shoulder. He playfully nudged her a few times before finally giving up. “I wish you would get that big ass head off of my shoulder. It’s…

Learn The Hard Way by Cortney Joseph

Pulling his jacket off, Carlos walked into the bedroom he shared with Deana. To see her wide awake and moving around wasn’t a total surprise. Their son was now three and a half and he was at that stage where he often had nightmares, most that made it difficult for him to fall back into…

Can We Talk by Cortney Joseph

Sitting on the swing on her front porch, Paige was lost in the novel she was reading. Unlike most teens her age, most teens in her school and neighborhood, she preferred getting lost in made up worlds. It was a welcomed distraction from the fact that, even at sixteen, she wasn’t the type of girl…

A Thousand Miles Away by Cortney Joseph

Carl finally got his chance to use the payphone, smiling and waving as one of his war buddies passed by. Quickly digging a dime from his pocket, he deposited it and dialed home, hoping to be patched through just as fast. It’d been months since he’d heard from the loves of his life, and it…

Reminiscing On Days Gone By (by Cortney Joseph)

The following is a continuation of A Family, Broken. Enjoy! ______ December 1988 :  Sitting on the back deck her husband had built with his own hands, in his favorite chair, Norma Dunn sighed deeply as memories of their life together replayed in her mind. A gentle breeze flowed around her, blowing strands of her…