Poetry: Rare Soul

By Monica C. Voskamp   Not a business deal Not a credit card transaction Pause wait a moment Wait, this is real.   Real soul, Real beauty, Real time, Nothing worth fair Negotiating. Everything worth More patient waiting.   Not a checklist Not a blind decision Pause wait a moment She is real.   Real [...]

Poetry: Gentle Lullaby

By Monica C. Voskamp   Still your soul. Quiet now. The day is done There’s no need to Worry more.   You’ve worked hard Carried far too much. You’ve given every ounce Of human strength. The rest now Divine unfolds.   So hush, Be still gentle soul. Let all that stresses drain away Let all [...]

Poetry: Hold My Hands

By Monica C. Voskamp   First hold my hands And know their feel Know the streets of lines Creased with the beauty Age and time.   Know my hands How they fit in yours Know the warmth they long to find Being relaxed, being assured You are who You say you are.   You’ll know [...]

Poetry: Home for Christmas

By Monica C. Voskamp   There’s a place for you Here at the table. Dinner is waiting Mom’s keeping it warm Christmas lights are shining The music is playing We can’t wait for you For you to come home. Come home Come home for Christmas. Come home We know you have missed us. With arms [...]

Poetry: Like a Hurricane

By Monica C. Voskamp   Don’t hold back Don’t live regrets You can’t rewind time But you can give today  Love the size of a hurricane.   Don’t pause, don’t wait Till you wake up one day And wonder why you didn’t Ever take the chance before. If you hold back too long You just [...]

Poetry: Raindrops

By Monica C. Voskamp   Raindrops upon my soul Both gentle and hard Drops of tears and mistakes Pain joy and regrets.   Raindrops upon my soul Both refreshing and healing While achingly difficult.   The winds blow hard Of storms I didn’t expect But this rain upon my soul Is neither good nor awful. [...]