Poetry: Rare Soul

By Monica C. Voskamp   Not a business deal Not a credit card transaction Pause wait a moment Wait, this is real.   Real soul, Real beauty, Real time, Nothing worth fair Negotiating. Everything worth More patient waiting.   Not a checklist Not a blind decision Pause wait a moment She is real.   Real [...]

Poetry: Shattered Soul

By Monica C. Voskamp Shattered soul Broken discarded and overused. You are shattered Yet still you breathe.   In your jagged broken pieces You gulp in short bursts of Twisted Oxygen By allowing your soul To shatter a little more.   A little more pleasure A little more hurt A little more abuse A little [...]

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 [...]