Poetry: Darker Side

By Monica C. Voskamp   I wandered through the Falling leaves of autumn gold The smell of earth rose like smoke Enticing my nose to breathe deeply. Sunlight filtered through the trees Sending reflections of glittering.   But I drifted farther down the trail I left the leaves of golden hue And wandered into the [...]

Poetry: Matrimonial

By Monica C. Voskamp   I’m standing at a distance. You’re on the other side I see the door in between. And I hesitate to step inside. You are patiently waiting You are calm and certain.   Hurt many times before Afraid to trust once more I stand in the entry to you Watching to [...]

Poetry: Hit n Run

By Monica C. Voskamp   Open the door And rush right in Think you’ve mastered well. You do the things you deem right Make it all unfold so black and white. But it’s not so simple to keep this sh*t up The daily parade of pretending love. Reality protests quite obviously Love is not a [...]

Poetry: Anxiety

By Monica C. Voskamp   Hands clutching round my throat I struggle for a breath. Heart beats pounding in my chest I struggle to get free.   Captor laughs in scorn Mocking words: “You want Free?” His grip tightens harder As his fingers interlock around me.   I writhe and struggle Gasp and try scream [...]

Poetry: Different Creature.

By Monica C. Voskamp   She couldn’t blend in. She tried. She covered her face With forest mud. She held the leafy tree Close to her chest. She couldn’t fit in.   The forest knew She was different Not a animal. Not a plant. Not a native. No, she couldn’t fit in Because she wasn’t [...]

Poetry: Never that Far Away

By Monica C. Voskamp Once captured your heart Not too long ago Time stood still for awhile As you watched me March on with life. Not one to deter Not one to give up But one to believe Miracles are the thing That come into reach For those who dare chase Greater dreams. You waited [...]

Poetry: Humour Me

By Monica C. Voskamp   Take me to the moon Fly me on a kite Sail round Jupiter Humour me tonight.   Ride on unicorns. Dance on rainbow lines. Taste the colour red. Humour me tonight.   Think beyond the world. Step outside the mind. Ignore ticking time Humour me tonight.   Always hope. Always [...]