“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, ToContinue reading ““The Crying Game” by Cortney Joseph”

Available Now!

In 2012, I began my journey as a self-publishing author. Ever the perfectionist, I decided to hold back on my novels and begin with my poetry collections. As of 2017,  I have four published total, and they are now ALL available for purchase at Amazon.com!   Undefined : Thoughts of a Young Poet (2012)  WaysContinue reading “Available Now!”

“The Way” (by Cortney Joseph)

The way you lick your lips, the way they perch beneath the dancing of your fingertips. I could just stare in awe at the way you gaze after you’ve promised to never take your eyes off me.   The way you say my name, Slow. Relaxed. And, sensual; each way to send my heart intoContinue reading ““The Way” (by Cortney Joseph)”

“Untitled 1-7-17” (by Cortney Joseph)

You could give the one you love the world, but sometimes, the world isn’t good enough.   Work day and night to prove your loyalty, a full 365 trying to prove you’re worthy or that same affection and adoration in return.   And, you just can’t imagine them putting you through the worst. You can’tContinue reading ““Untitled 1-7-17” (by Cortney Joseph)”