Poetry: Complex Simplicity

By Monica C. Voskamp   Am I still loved Though I weigh far too much? Am I still loved When my hair falls out? Am I still loved When age creases my skin? Am I still loved Please tell me, Am I still enough?   I don’t feel loved As I watch myself Metamorphosis into [...]

Poetry: Be Brave

By Monica C. Voskamp You need to be brave. You need to stop this running And finally face the storm.   Be brave. This is what you need to conquer. This is what you need to find Healing.   Face your storm, my dear It’s time for you to rise up And weather this storm [...]

Poetry: The Divine Craving

By Monica C. Voskamp He’s not going to be perfect. You’re not going to be perfect. You will be together flawed.   I won’t have all the right curves -or lack of them. We won’t fit together Like divinity.   It’s not that perfect on earth And I guess it’s not right To suppose it [...]

Poetry: Abuse

By Monica C. Voskamp   You slam me down With your looks. You tell me I'm nothing By belittling my smarts. You keep me at a distance Never let me  know What actually is Love.   You use me Like I'm some pitiful object. You couldn't care less If I am hurting. You say you [...]