Poetry: Mama Promised

By Monica C. Voskamp   My mama told me Christmas would come She described in detail the sparkling city lights The happy holiday music, diamond snowfalls of white Mama promised, Christmas waiting, Twenty-four nights.   My mama told me Christmas would come She was baking festive cookies and sugar dust The kitchen warm and cozy, [...]

Poetry: Home for Christmas

By Monica C. Voskamp   There’s a place for you Here at the table. Dinner is waiting Mom’s keeping it warm Christmas lights are shining The music is playing We can’t wait for you For you to come home. Come home Come home for Christmas. Come home We know you have missed us. With arms [...]