Dallas Down by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust

Knocking on his sister’s bedroom door twice, Dakota sighed and waited. He knocked once more, listening for her soft voice. And when Dallas said nothing, he announced himself. “Dallas, it’s Kota, I’m coming in.” He got no response. Cautiously, he opened the door and peeked his head in. Though they were used to one another… Read More

A Family, Broken | by Cortney Joseph

November 1987   Being held up by her sons as they all stood under a large tent, Norma rocked very slowly from side to side with her short frame causing her to look diminutive compared to the young men she’d birthed and raised. Her eyes were closed and she was praying silently, asking for that… Read More

Welcome Home |by Cortney Joseph

Staring out the window aimlessly as her taxi cruised past numerous rundown buildings and barely surviving businesses she’d spent most of her childhood running in and out of; Akemi Davidson took a deep breath as she resigned herself to the fact that she’d done the one thing she swore she never would. She’d returned home;… Read More