Poetry: More than Friends

By Monica C. Voskamp   I tell myself A million times I don’t matter -that way- To you, But still I keep Running from truth.   I keep hoping My time My attention My energy My adoration My heart Will finally catch yours And maybe then Maybe then We will be more than Just friends. [...]

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 [...]

Rethinking: Push Delete on Reality

By Monica C. Voskamp Do you know how many pictures I deleted when I was the 'Big Me'? Too many. I cringe as I think of one picture summer 2012. Of course it was summer, at the beach. I had bought a workout shirt for a swim top, donned a bright pink top, and then [...]