Poetry: ..Leech Free..

By Monica C. Voskamp   Leeches. All them leeching me. They kept draining, kept taking Kept telling me what I could or could not be.   Leeches. They drained the lifeblood from my soul. Day after day, year after year Till all that was left was Nothing resembling beautiful.   Leeches. They were everywhere I [...]

Poetry: ..the monsters limits..

By Monica C. Voskakmp   They were constricting. Constricting faster than her heart could beat. All this anxiety, All this fear, Constricting her very life beat.   Thoughts consuming, Worries building. Always ever only constricting her ability To live, thrive and breathe.   Fear kept tightening its chains Round her weary body. Worry kept sucking [...]

Poetry: ..Beautiful Madness..

By Monica C. Voskamp   It was a kaleidoscope. Everywhere she looked Things were both beautiful yet skewed. She couldn't make sense of the picture she saw, Yet somehow it was still so beautiful.   Hours ran into days, Days into months. Time was just a blurred run away train. Yet time was also slipping [...]

Poetry: ..your hidden stars..

By Monica C. Voskamp   Your stars you can't find. The dark has strode in And covered their shine.   Your smile, so far away, The pain has overtaken And plowed you down.   It isn't fair. It never is, When evil wins.   I can't help but ache And wish my love Was enough [...]

Poetry: ..dark torture..

By Monica C. Voskamp   Run. Run. You can run, But the pain will still find you.   Numb. Numb. You can numb, But the pain is still inside you.   Deny. Deny. Oh girl, you can deny, But darling, the truth is Your pain is very much alive.   Cry-yes, you will cry It's [...]

For the Warrior in You.

By Monica C. Voskamp You are a warrior. And you may not see or feel it right now, but hope is standing strong with you. Don’t be discouraged by being in the thick of the battle, but be encouraged you are standing in the battle. You are *in*. You’re a fighter. You’re loyal. You’re committed. [...]