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: Infinite Love

By Monica C. Voskamp   She seeks after more More beauty,  more attention, more fame Anything for people to look her way.   She strives chasing the wind For something that can never Be bought, gained or achieved.   She seeks after more More than possible for her to give More than possible for her [...]

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: the portal of love

{ for my mom } By Monica C. Voskamp   Love. You see me different. I'm a little odd, A little out of place, Different, than the rest of the bunch.   I'm different, not wrong You say. You don't hinder my growth Because you see my unique beauty. You see my own beauty. You [...]