“3 a.m. & Heartbreak” by Cortney Joseph

The thought of you leaves a taste in my mouth so bitter when I dare to speak your name. Yet, sweet memories of time passed leave my confused heart aching to see you come running at my call. I wish I could hate you with all the strength I’ve been gaining to be free of… Read More

Work In Progress, #1 (An Update)

So, I’ve finally reminded myself that I’ve been doing a little too much playing around. And by ‘playing around’, I mean not putting my talent to use. Doubting myself entirely too much. And just being plain old LAZY. I’ve been telling myself that I have to stop using these sad and depressed moods of mine… Read More

“Admirer’ by Cortney Joseph

I was just thinking about you. Kinda wondering if I danced in one of your thoughts, or two. Or maybe if you dreamed of me on at night, possibly a few. Thinking on how these knots in my stomach would twist if you knew… That I’ve loved you for life, indeed… I do. Hoping that… Read More

“G.I.T.” by Cortney Joseph

You can go through your days, moping and hoping for your luck to change. Or you can get up and make it happen. Life is full of ups and downs, and it’s so easy to get lost when it seems you’re losing. You gotta grab it by the reigns, get it together, keep it moving.

6 Poetry Collections by Cortney Joseph, available now.

All six of my poetry collections, with prices ranging from $5-$8 are available for sale now on Amazon. Check the following links to grab your copies. Undefined : Thoughts Of A Young Poet Ways To Grow Searching : The Prelude All In My Mind Before The Sunshine After The Rain Be sure to leave a… Read More

“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… Read More