“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… Read More

“Y.G.M.F.U.” by Cortney Joseph

Perhaps I’m not what you expected. Perhaps you’ve gathered the wrong impression. Maybe I’ve left out something that has left you conflicted. Let me say it now, let’s call it a little confession. I don’t kiss ass. I will not dumb myself down. Bullshit gets no pass. I won’t be forced to smile if I… Read More

Birthday Gift!

Year 28 is here, and I wanted to gift something close to my heart to those who love poetry or simply wish to support me. It is my SIXTH poetry collection, the companion to July’s “Before The Sunshine”. After The Rain, the happiness that follows the sadness I’ve struggled with for much of my life… Read More

“I Believed” by Cortney Joseph

All because I believed I could, I flew far beyond my wildest dreams, And conquered a world I’d once feared.   All because I believed I could, I pushed myself far beyond my limits, And paved a way for me to Exceed far beyond my imagination.   I believed I could, And I did.

“Before The Sunshine” Is Here!

After much procrastination and a short delay, I am proud to announce that volume ONE of two in my #Moods Series, Before The Sunshine, is now available for sale! Sold directly through Amazon.com with no third-party sellers, this short poetry collection is available for $7. As is all of my work, Before The Sunshine is… Read More

Release Dates.

Mini-Collection number 1 in my #Moods Series. To date, my moods have swung from high to low and back again in ways that I could only explain when putting my pen to paper. Tentatively, there will be four or five of these mini #Poetry collections, all to be released this year. Each expressing one set… Read More