Poetry: Let It Go

By Monica C. Voskamp   Please let it go. Let it go. The pain. The hurt. The hate. Let it go.   Let the tears come freely. Let the guilt run out the door. Let your lip quiver. Let it go as you let in, Love.   Wash your face fresh with those tears. Those [...]

Poetry: For All

By Monica C. Voskamp   It’s not just for one This precious sacred delight This melody that touches And heals every soul.   It's not just for some This priceless vow Of deep intimacy That brings unity.   It’s not just for you This God breathed gift Bestowed upon all humanity.   It’s for every [...]

Poetry: This Moment

By Monica C. Voskamp   Just sink into the moment This moment. It is good for you. To appreciate the Breathe of this moment. Your body is working hard To help you be in this moment now.   Just sink into the moment. This moment. Feel the beauty. It may be the scenery outside. It [...]

Belief: Your lifeline.

By Monica C. Voskamp He stared at my photos of the past obese me and then locked eyes on the current present me, shook his head in awe and said to me: “Monica, if you can lose 100 pounds…you can do anything.” That phrase has stuck in my mind. So many times I’ve undermined my [...]

Poetry: Pretty Red Door

By Monica C. Voskamp   I entered and that I regret,  The room with the pretty red door. It wasn’t so pretty inside. It was colourless yet you could feel The depth of black evil. You could taste the sound of deep sorrow. You could feel the pain of grave mistakes. It wasn’t a pretty [...]

Write, write and write some more…

Sharing this touching piece by Coyote Poetry on why we write. 💓
It’s our amazing privilege. Enjoy!

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Write, write and write some more

A Poem by Coyote Poetry

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Words are powerful. They create tears, laughter, happiness and sadness. Without the great word-men and word-women. What would we know and understand?

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                             Write, write and write some more

What would this world be without words?

The ancient writers wrote of war and love without fear.
Many of the great writers were damn for their thoughts.
I’m thankful for the realistic words of Dryden. Mark Twain honest and direct words and
Kosinski for making me see the true and scary world. Nevil Shute took me to times of war and taught me war is cold and heartless.

Their words left me with images of the realness of war, murder and disappointment.
They also taught me. Write, write and write some more.

Lonely can be the writer who looked at the world with real vision. Blessed be the writers who…

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Poetry: The Contention

By Monica C. Voskamp   You can’t erase All that pain. You can’t magically Replace the hurt. You can’t undo Anything that is past. You can’t. And that you can’t Makes you feel Powerless.   Powerless, the power You’ve known so well. You can’t change All that was done. You can’t rewind And recreate. You [...]