“Small Prayer” by Cortney Joseph

I sat up for hours, watching the sky convincing myself that I had no reason to cry didn’t need a goodbye feeding myself the lies, “I’m fine” I’m fine   When inside I’m dying searching for new ways to cope and get by new ways to brush these feelings aside to disguise the pain I… Read More

“Lonely Girl” by Cortney Joseph

So many things going through my head, I find myself wishing I could disappear instead of being left to deal with the problems of others toppling on my shoulders. Strangled, feeling smothered.   Nowhere to run, no one to turn to, left to cry lonely teardrops in a world turned misty blue.   Alone, afraid.… Read More

“Fool For You ” by Cortney Joseph

It was all smoke and mirrors, the facade you showed.   That confidence and swagger that caused me to stagger, as my feelings began to grow and my common sense went out the door.   Still, I needed more, made myself believe you were indeed made for me, and all your lies were the truth.… Read More

“The Crying Game” by Cortney Joseph

It happens every time. I find myself caught up in promises of a better tomorrow. You gently wipe away my tears of sorrow, and I forgive, and I forget, and I regret as your hands reconnect in ways unfavorable. More lies flow with ease. And I’m left to figure out new ways to please, To… Read More