Poetry: Shattered Mosaic

By Monica C. Voskamp   Broken, again Can’t stop this vase From shattering How many times How many times Can I shatter And rebuild?   Hope, don’t you dare  Lose your hold on me Be the super glue That pieces me together Every time I break Be the peace that fills Every crevice of Heartbreak. [...]

Poetry: Little Pieces of Me

By Monica C. Voskamp   Little Pieces of Me. You'll find they are scattered. I'm all fragmented now. Life just did that, somehow.   I don't expect anyone To understand these little pieces Broken little pieces of me.   I don't expect anyone To help me discover why I've become a beautiful mosaic Shattered, into [...]

Motivation: when life is on the rocks

By Monica C. Voskamp See the lonely boat? Maybe its been out there for days, weeks, months... sail torn, radio crackling in and out. Even if land is ahead..fog obscures any sight of hope. This sailor has crossed an ocean of brutality. Life hardships. With a paddle in hand, he dips it into the cold [...]