“Untitled : 6/13/2020” by Cortney Joseph

I think of you, dream of you, wonder where you are right now.   I turn in circles, looking for you at every corner, wonder when will be the moment you walk in.   I miss you, and I need you, hoping that I cross your mind as each day passes.   I dream ofContinue reading ““Untitled : 6/13/2020” by Cortney Joseph”

“Dreams Of You” by Cortney Joseph

We were beneath the tree beside our house. Me in my little pink corvette, you in your yellow prowler.   We were talking big smack, passing licks and clowning around. Racing each other up and down the street until the sun went down.   Then you stood, and you smiled. Your hands rose, you beganContinue reading ““Dreams Of You” by Cortney Joseph”

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 anotherContinue reading “Dallas Down by Cortney Joseph #ShortStoryAugust”

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 thatContinue reading “A Family, Broken | by Cortney Joseph”

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;Continue reading “Welcome Home |by Cortney Joseph”