New Beginnings by Cortney Joseph

“I love you.” The cool air of the ceiling fan blew over them as June lay with her head and hand atop Montgomery’s chest. He smoked a cigarette, careful to blow the smoke away from her face as she reveled in the natural high his love gave. Their afternoon had been filled with intense passion,Continue reading “New Beginnings by Cortney Joseph”

“Dear Sandy…” by Cortney Joseph

It’s when I’m all alone, on quiet nights with nothing more than the thoughts and memories of moments past of all the times I wished would last long past forever all faded and distant like the stars I count one by one with hopes of spotting your soul and smile dancing between them, glimmers ofContinue reading ““Dear Sandy…” by Cortney Joseph”

“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.

Lonely Girl (Snippet from an Unfinished Project) by Cortney Joseph

Charmaine Hollands exhaled sharply, opened her eyes and looked towards the front seat where her parents sat comfortably in their bubble of wedded bliss. They were all smiles, excitedly chattering the hours away about their big plans for the summer. Jet-setting around the world without a care, no expenses spared. New adventures, fun to be had,Continue reading “Lonely Girl (Snippet from an Unfinished Project) by Cortney Joseph”

“Untitled (5/25/21)” by Cortney Joseph

You’re still gone, And I’m left to spend my days wondering when you’ll be home. And the nights tick on by, I’m lost and alone. It’s when I miss you the most. You’re still gone, And the clouds have gone gray, flowers no longer bloom. And the space I made for you is just anContinue reading ““Untitled (5/25/21)” by Cortney Joseph”

“Date In The Rain” by Cortney Joseph

Red cup filled to the rim, Tears hitting the table as I stare blankly into space. My soul’s so lost, heart’s full of pain, Nothing could numb this more than a glass of crown And a dance in the rain. Nothing can heal me more than shot after shot, And a truthful talk as hardContinue reading ““Date In The Rain” by Cortney Joseph”

May’s Drama by Cortney Joseph

Another snippet from one of my many incomplete stories. 😉, part of a story that includes Home Again. ____________ Hearing a knock at the front door, May groaned before hurrying to answer. Almost immediately, she regretted her choice. She grew angry with herself when her attempt to slam the door failed. On the other side,Continue reading “May’s Drama by Cortney Joseph”

Welcome “Home”, Addison by Cortney Joseph

The following is the second chapter of a novel I wrote titled “Web Of Lies”, a teen tale set in the late 90s/early 2000s that focused on the excitement and fun as well as the drama and dangers that came along with the BOOM of the internet when it truly exploded (as well as otherContinue reading “Welcome “Home”, Addison by Cortney Joseph”

He Has Returned (from If You Stay) by Cortney Joseph

Guitar case in hand, Daniel Lawson stood straight, head lowered and eyes to the ground as his father circled him at a pace that seemed to drag like the time. It had been years since he felt the heat of his father’s eyes searing a hole into him. The silence bothered him most, left himContinue reading “He Has Returned (from If You Stay) by Cortney Joseph”

She Has Returned (from If You Stay) by Cortney Joseph

The following is the first character introduction chapter from my new Wattpad novel, If You Stay. You can read the story, as it is shared via my wattpad account. ______________________________ Standing in the middle of her childhood bedroom, Maliyah Williams could only stare in silence in all that changed and all that hadn’t in theContinue reading “She Has Returned (from If You Stay) by Cortney Joseph”