I Don’t Want To Do Wrong by Cortney Joseph

There was an uneasy silence that filled the dimly lit living room, tension as thick as the smoke that trailed from lips of a man that should have been reveling in the joys of returning home. Turmoil and distress should have been a distant thought, left behind in the barren and burned fields of aContinue reading “I Don’t Want To Do Wrong by Cortney Joseph”

“Again” by Cortney Joseph

It was all in the way you touched me, Cold, displeased with the surface each fingertip grazed. I tensed, thinking I’d prepared myself for what had become the usual, a tense prelude to the darkness that shone itself in your eyes as you pulled away, hand raised to the heavens, striking with force that knockedContinue reading ““Again” by Cortney Joseph”

Memory Lane by YoLana Crocket

It’d been a while since I’d step foot in this place. It’d held so many bad memories, brought to mind all the tears I’d cried the instant my soles touched the tile. Brought an aching to my heart that I could hardly explain to anyone once I’d manage to free myself of it’s hold. WithContinue reading “Memory Lane by YoLana Crocket”

When Will I See You Smile Again by Cortney Joseph

Holding a bouquet of fresh pink roses, Ahman walked into his and Tatyana’s bedroom. For once he hadn’t come home late, instead he was hoping she’d accept this small token as one of many ways of apologizing for his wrongdoings over the past four months. No, he wasn’t unfaithful like her past boyfriends. But heContinue reading “When Will I See You Smile Again by Cortney Joseph”

Doin’ Just Fine by Cortney Joseph

Ready to get a few drinks in my system, I laughed heartily as my boys and I walked around the French Quarter, clowning and playfully flirting with any woman that looked in our direction. “Aye, I don’t think the woman who had that Saints jersey on was playing with you though, Nathan.” I laughed. “SheContinue reading “Doin’ Just Fine by Cortney Joseph”

It’s A Tired-Ass Life (The Morning After Intro 2) by Cortney Joseph

“All she knew was GIMME, like I was made of money or some shit. Like she ain’t choose this, like she ain’t know it was nothing I came with. Some dreams require a lot more than money, and what I needed… her ass ain’t have a drop of it.” – Tyree N. Robinson High pitched shrillsContinue reading “It’s A Tired-Ass Life (The Morning After Intro 2) by Cortney Joseph”

Tears of An Angel (The Morning After Intro 1) by Cortney Joseph

“If Cupid is a real entity, he was on some bullshit when he fired the arrows that matched me and Satan’s spawn. I’m sure he sat back smiling, laughing in preparation for the tears he knew would come at dawn.” – Angel E. Sinclaire It seemed that, as soon as one set of tears dried,Continue reading “Tears of An Angel (The Morning After Intro 1) by Cortney Joseph”

Finding Faith (A Novella) – Part 2

PREVIOUSLY : Finding Faith (A Novella) – Intro PREVIOUSLY : Finding Faith (A Novella) – Part 1 _______   Part 2 : No Fight Left/Letting Go _______   There seemed to be a breakthrough. The sun seemed to shine a bit more with Lena in Faith’s corner. She’d found her desire to get up andContinue reading “Finding Faith (A Novella) – Part 2”

Finding Faith (A Novella) – Part 1

PREVIOUSLY : Finding Faith (A Novella) – Intro _______   Part 1 : What Do The Lonely Do?   _______   Weeks had passed since Faith locked herself away with nothing more than embittered feelings and a broken heart. Dark thoughts running rampant as she made a futile attempt to remove herself from a world thatContinue reading “Finding Faith (A Novella) – Part 1”