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 herContinue reading “Reminiscing On Days Gone By (by Cortney Joseph)”

Boys Will Be Boys [Part 2] by Cortney Joseph | #ThrowAwayWeek2019

Leaning across his desk, Quincy Todd took the loose-leaf paper he’d balled up and sent it flying two desks in front of him. Landing exactly where he wanted it to land, he smiled when his intended target turned to face him. There was a smug look on her face. The girl knew she was fine,Continue reading “Boys Will Be Boys [Part 2] by Cortney Joseph | #ThrowAwayWeek2019”

Boys Will Be Boys [Part 1] by Cortney Joseph | #ThrowAwayWeek2019

The halls of Echelon High School were bursting and bustling with the bodies of uneager and equally unhappy students; some rushing, and others dragging, to reach their destinations. Bold enough to do so, in hopes of an early suspension, someone propped a boombox in their locker and blasted Erotic City by Prince, causing some ofContinue reading “Boys Will Be Boys [Part 1] by Cortney Joseph | #ThrowAwayWeek2019”

#HisTablesSpinNice, Artist Spotlight : Jalen Hemphill

They say that you should always show love to and/or support those who do the same for you. Well, there’s been quite a few people in my corner; but none who have pushed me as much and as tough (lovingly) as my little brother from another mother, Jalen. Over the years he’s been consistent inContinue reading “#HisTablesSpinNice, Artist Spotlight : Jalen Hemphill”

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 themContinue reading “Things Change by Cortney Joseph”