Poetry: Abuse

By Monica C. Voskamp   You slam me down With your looks. You tell me I'm nothing By belittling my smarts. You keep me at a distance Never let me  know What actually is Love.   You use me Like I'm some pitiful object. You couldn't care less If I am hurting. You say you [...]

Poetry: Walls of Grace

By Monica C. Voskamp   Inside these walls I stand. Inside these walls I can Let down my guard. Inside these walls I find  I am safe.   Inside these walls I can smile. Inside these walls I relax. Inside these walls I am free.   I’m free to be, to cry. I’m  free to [...]

Poetry: Your Greatest Truth

By Monica C. Voskamp   Tell me please Help me understand Why do you lock yourself away Why do you shut down? It’s your worst mistake.   Love isn’t something to be afraid of. Love isn’t something to run from. So why, why the heck do you run?   Why do you hide Why do [...]