Going Through It.

I don't like to be a burden on others. And people will tell you all day long that it's no problem, that you're not bothering them; whatever, everybody gets tired of hearing about other peoples' problems eventually. So, with that thought always in my mind, I keep just about everything I feel to myself. Lately,…

A Moment To Breathe… And Think.

Grief is such a weird emotion, and I dont know how it affects others but for me it has taken a mental and physical toll on me. Some days I am perfectly fine. I feel good, confident, and I feel great that I am able to smile and laugh again in any capacity that I…

Too Much Pain To Hold In.

I said I didn't want to write anymore. And, that feeling still holds true even though my mind and heart are wrestling over the subject (I want to quit, but can't). Anyway, that's not what this is about. And this isn't some announcement that I'm back or there'll be things to come from me.  …

“Attempt Ten” by Cortney Joseph

I swallowed a bottle full, Just to see if I would make it through. Just to see if I'd be born anew, Just to see if other's tears would be many or few.   I woke in the same hell of days before, Pain and strife leaving my heart torn, Still drowning in a sea…

“Lonely Blues” by Cortney Joseph

I've grown so comfortable in my loneliness, I've come to expect feelings of sadness & nothing less. I've come to expect not a care from the world. Come to accept the life of an unloved girl. I've perfected smiles that are hardly true. I've settled in my life of lows and blues.   _________ Follow http://instagram.com/writtenbycort…

Castle Of Sand | by Cortney Joseph

It was heavy on his mind, wouldn’t allow him to rest or find the peace that seemed to find his wife with ease. Looking at the digital clock on his nightstand, a despondent look fell upon his gentle face as he read ‘3:12 a.m.’. It was becoming like clockwork, made him wonder why he’d even…