Poetry: SOS

By Monica C. Voskamp   Broken, cut straight open, I didn't know how much The wounding hurt for I Swallowed whole the pill of numb.   Broken, cut straight open, I didn't know I'd feel The accumulated pain Pound my punctured arteries.   Broken, cut straight open, I didn't realize my stupor So obviously bleeded [...]

Poetry: Listen

By Monica C. Voskamp   The universe is speaking And patiently waiting For you to listen.   Slow your worry down Stop this hurried demanding For life to be solved right now.   Take this moment of time Let your whole being pause For just a little while to listen.   The universe is pleading [...]

Poetry: Dare

By Monica C. Voskamp   Dare to consider. Dare to be right or wrong. Dare to inquire, change and grow.   Dare to listen, without pretence. Dare to drink in, only silence. Dare to speak, move on and let go.   Most of all dare to choose The essence of you. Dare, to dare.   [...]

Poetry: Write Your Page

By Monica C. Voskamp   I turned the page and found Blank white with no scribbles. There were no mistakes. No scratched out lines. No misspellings. I savoured the moment, So freshly untainted.   But within a few minutes I blurbed splotches of ink. I didn't cringe. I didn't cry. I simply acknowledged and moved [...]