Poetry: Being With You

By Monica C. Voskamp   You run your hands through my hair And press a kiss upon my furrowed brow You have faith to say, “It's going to be okay, darling The future is not any of your yesterdays.”   You have the courage to hold me close Even as hot tears wet through your [...]

Poetry: Let It Go

By Monica C. Voskamp   Please let it go. Let it go. The pain. The hurt. The hate. Let it go.   Let the tears come freely. Let the guilt run out the door. Let your lip quiver. Let it go as you let in, Love.   Wash your face fresh with those tears. Those [...]

Poetry: Pretty Red Door

By Monica C. Voskamp   I entered and that I regret,  The room with the pretty red door. It wasn’t so pretty inside. It was colourless yet you could feel The depth of black evil. You could taste the sound of deep sorrow. You could feel the pain of grave mistakes. It wasn’t a pretty [...]

Poetry: All You Need to See

By Monica C. Voskamp   Staring at the page Lost by blotted lines Lost in the journey Lost in time.   If only we could Turn back time. If only we could Change our minds. If only we could See things differently.   If only is not real So sorry honey, But face the facts [...]

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: 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 [...]