“Running Thoughts” by Cortney Joseph

It’s been some dark days, Months of confusion, tears clouding my eyes When I want nothing more than to move past crying. It’s been some lonely nights, Weeks of seclusion, pain tearing my heart apart Because I want nothing more than to hold you in my arms.

One Year In And It Feels Like…

... my whole world is still crumbling and falling around me. I could ramble off the titles of a million and one songs, and all will be applicable to what life for 365 days without my little brother has felt like. Each day is supposed to get better, easier; but truthfully, you're just waking up…

#NaNoWriMo2020 & Other Thoughts.

So, it's been a while... again. I still haven't been myself and in the past ten months it's been a lot harder to get back into my writing than I anticipated. There had once been a time when I turned to my writing as a way of coping through sad times in my life, and…

3:30 am

It's been months of sleepless days and nights, and the tears still fall in the darkness and light. I wander and wonder what life is now, to go on without you, still don't know how. Cortney Joseph

“A Bottle A Day” by Cortney Joseph

A bottle a day keeps the heartache away, Or so I thought I heard someone say.   Each sip reopens freshly healed wounds, drowning out good memories, clouding my mind with the pain of what will never be. Each sip leaves me clamoring for the return of a life now gone, stammering over sorrow filled…

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…