Poetry: Pretty Red Door

By Monica C. Voskamp I entered and that I regret,  The room with the pretty red door. It wasn’t so pretty inside. It was colourless yet you could feel The depth of black evil. You could taste the sound of deep sorrow. You could feel the pain of grave mistakes. It wasn’t a pretty room, [...]

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 Desperate words: “Let [...]

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 monsters limits..

By Monica C. Voskakmp   They were constricting. Constricting faster than her heart could beat. All this anxiety, All this fear, Constricting her very life beat.   Thoughts consuming, Worries building. Always ever only constricting her ability To live, thrive and breathe.   Fear kept tightening its chains Round her weary body. Worry kept sucking [...]