Poetry: Undoing Me

By Monica C. Voskamp   Why did I believe your lies? Why was I tempted by your charm? Why was I misguided by What I thought was my lifeline?   I don't know. Or maybe I do. I don't see the worth of me So I chose to see The vision in your eyes The [...]

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 [...]