Poetry: Anxiety

By Monica C. Voskamp Hands clutching round my throat I struggle for a breath. Heart beats pounding in my chest I struggle to get free. Captor laughs in scorn Mocking words: “You want Free?” His grip tightens harder As his fingers interlock around me. I writhe and struggle Gasp and try scream Desperate words: “Let [...]

Poetry: Afraid of Love

By Monica C. Voskamp   So afraid Afraid to trust Afraid the girl inside me Will be betrayed once more Afraid the woman I travel inside Will be discarded, kicked out the door Afraid so afraid to let anyone dare Dare come into this haven place This vulnerable fragile soul Afraid so afraid to trust [...]

Poetry Story: Orb of Love

By Monica C. Voskamp   Stories told long ago of a fairytale world. After years of searching woman finally found, The mystic wonder globe.   Now, now it's standing in front of her, An enchanting sight, A diamond orb of love.   Peering inside, woman sees a magical scene, Rainbow colour notes are welcoming They [...]

Poetry: Be Brave

By Monica C. Voskamp You need to be brave. You need to stop this running And finally face the storm.   Be brave. This is what you need to conquer. This is what you need to find Healing.   Face your storm, my dear It’s time for you to rise up And weather this storm [...]

Poetry: ..fear is a god..

By Monica C. Voskamp Fear is a god. That's who I have worshiped My subconscious has known this long, My inner being has protested, strong. It stuns me to admit all this religion has been wrong, Dead wrong. Fear is a god And one I knew well. It all makes sense, I didn't know love [...]