Poetry: Can you hear me?

By Monica C. Voskamp Can you hear me, she asks. Eyelids slowly lift up Intense orbs gaze on you. Time stands still in this Intimate exposure of truth. No words are spoken at all Just a million and one shades Of questions and concerns Of worries and fears Of love clearly written. All these bold [...]

Poetry: Illusion of the Eyes

By Monica C. Voskamp I watch her spin and turn She glides across the floor On tiptoe flawlessly. I watch her fall and rise The beauty and chaos Holds me mesmerized. I watch her dance Across the stage of life Her body soulful and sweet Laughter floats across the floor Her smile plays on cherry [...]

Poetry: The Contention

By Monica C. Voskamp You can’t erase All that pain. You can’t magically Replace the hurt. You can’t undo Anything that is past. You can’t. And that you can’t Makes you feel Powerless. Powerless, the power You’ve known so well. You can’t change All that was done. You can’t rewind And recreate. You can’t And [...]

Poetry: Blackened Heart

By Monica C. Voskamp Blackened heart Scorching veins Smoking rooms Moving chains. Confined soul Losing faith. Guilty wretch Of sinfulness. Drowning soul On repeat. This desperate place So far from home. No where to run No where to go. No one to trust No allies left. No one but her Blackened heart No one but [...]

Poetry Story: All She Could See

By Monica C. Voskamp All she could see was the dark. Everywhere she looked was masked With thick oozing blood of black. Nothing was as she wished it could be. She pushed hard her hands against  The thick wall of pitch black dark Her hands probed but felt nothing Nothing but heavy air. Disappointed by [...]