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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Monica C. Voskamp Little girl so terrified to make a sound, Little girl doing her best to hide. Little boy frightened deep inside, Little boy confused by love denied. Little girl, little boy They learned to survive. But little girl, little boy never Learned to thrive. Little girl, heart wrapped up [...]
In these empty arms, I hold all the great love you gave to me. You were a heaven gift More than I even realized.