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 [...]

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. [...]

Poetry: Catch Me

By Monica C. Voskamp   I’m in a room so dark I can’t find the door I can’t even see myself Confusion clouds my mind. I can’t find what I’m looking for Cause the lights have gone out.   I’m just standing on this barren floor Not knowing which way to turn I’ve run circles [...]

Poetry: Safe Harbour

By Monica C. Voskamp   Don’t you dare give up But it’s okay to feel the way you do. Alone. Defeated. Overwhelmed. Lost in a sea of oppressive emotions That threaten to be your final Undertow.   But that doesn’t mean defeat. That doesn’t mean lost. That doesn’t mean you give up. It simply means [...]

For the Warrior in You.

By Monica C. Voskamp You are a warrior. And you may not see or feel it right now, but hope is standing strong with you. Don’t be discouraged by being in the thick of the battle, but be encouraged you are standing in the battle. You are *in*. You’re a fighter. You’re loyal. You’re committed. [...]