Poetry: The Light of Dawn

By Monica C. Voskamp   Morning is bursting open With golden shafts of light Dawn is rejuvenating With all her possibilities.   The silence is beautiful Like the beginning of a song. Relief is all consuming When eyes see the light of dawn.   Photo Credit: Photo by OC Gonzalez on Unsplash

Poetry: Hiding Away

By Monica C. Voskamp Hide, hide away. Under the covers, Under bulky sweaters. Hide, hide away With the oreos With the ice cream. Hide, hide away Deny, deny away All those feelings. You can hide, You can deny, You can lie. But darling your life Is worth far more Than hiding away. Always hope. Always [...]

Poetry: Guiding Light

By Monica C. Voskamp   She finally saw the stars Long been told and known as An evil curse.   Now staring at these lights She saw they weren't anything  Like she had heard.   The tiny orbs were beautiful, Divine pinpricks in the sky Contraire to a curse.   Many years she had believed [...]

Poetry: Door of Doom

By Monica C. Voskamp   She pushed the door harder It still wouldn’t budge. Hours of work were Now seemingly in vain. In frustration, she slumped Her body against the old Wooden frame before she Sank to the floor.   It was then she heard it, A slow eerie creak. Her waning hope burst Into [...]

Poetry: Maybe It’s Because

By Monica C. Voskamp   He could taste the salty ocean As the droplets hit his face, He laughed as he watched her Shake loose her golden locks Of ocean wet.   The sun was hot and shone Fierce rays of mid afternoon Yet nothing glowed more Than the sparkle of blue Eyes upon him. [...]

Poetry: Unicorn Dreams

By Monica C. Voskamp   She was a beauty. I tilted her chin up. Last week’s scars had healed. The body was such a magical thing.   She dusted off her hands As she got up from her fall x 102. She was a determined spirit And had her eyes set on Biking the family [...]