Poetry: Cup of Loss

By Monica C. Voskamp   Your cup once full Brimming beautiful Laughter dancing Light and free Like foamed cream On coffee.   But suddenly full, It was not.   Echoing silence In the hollow space Once held memories Now gone, Just like that.   Cup once full, Eerily still New liquid pours in.   Misery, [...]

Poetry: Shattered Soul

By Monica C. Voskamp Shattered soul Broken discarded and overused. You are shattered Yet still you breathe.   In your jagged broken pieces You gulp in short bursts of Twisted Oxygen By allowing your soul To shatter a little more.   A little more pleasure A little more hurt A little more abuse A little [...]

Poetry: Crystal Clear

By Monica C. Voskamp You love me And I love you. I didn’t have to earn your approval. You just do Approve of me, Quite obviously.   You approve without me asking You look my way and I know You are smitten. And there’s no where you’d rather be Then right here with me.   [...]

Poetry: Heart Bleed

By Monica C. Voskamp   There it goes again. My heart, Bleeding out your name. There it goes again, Bleeding relentlessly. I can’t seem to stop This ache torturing me.   Love is such a funny thing You’d think in time It would change, fade And gradually go away. But love does not. It simply [...]

Poetry: Safe Harbour

By Monica C. Voskamp   Don’t you dare give up But it’s okay to feel the way you do. Alone. Defeated. Overwhelmed. Lost in a sea of oppressive emotions That threaten to be your final Undertow.   But that doesn’t mean defeat. That doesn’t mean lost. That doesn’t mean you give up. It simply means [...]

Poetry: A Man’s Queen

By Monica C. Voskamp   She throws herself to him. Her body. Her soul. Her time. Her love. Her affection.   She throws herself to him Everything she has Hoping to gain his attention. She will sacrifice the whole of herself For just one shallow glance Of his attention.   And there she lays herself [...]