In the Middle of the Night

Wide awake in the middle of the night, Can't sleep, can't get you off my mind. No saying how this story will go, No saying when these thoughts quiet down. - I've tossed and turned and tried to think Of a way to make wrongs become right. But the more I try the harder it [...]

Poetry: ..dark torture..

By Monica C. Voskamp   Run. Run. You can run, But the pain will still find you.   Numb. Numb. You can numb, But the pain is still inside you.   Deny. Deny. Oh girl, you can deny, But darling, the truth is Your pain is very much alive.   Cry-yes, you will cry It's [...]

The real issue isn’t the issue..

By Monica C. Voskamp Why do we (continually) do things we regret? Why do we submit ourselves to a cycle of abuse when we abhor it so much? In short, the moment of pleasure and immediate comfort is cherished more than the repercussions of pain and the work of resolution. There are many reasons we [...]