Poetry: Abuse

By Monica C. Voskamp   You slam me down With your looks. You tell me I'm nothing By belittling my smarts. You keep me at a distance Never let me  know What actually is Love.   You use me Like I'm some pitiful object. You couldn't care less If I am hurting. You say you [...]

Poetry: Walls of Grace

By Monica C. Voskamp   Inside these walls I stand. Inside these walls I can Let down my guard. Inside these walls I find  I am safe.   Inside these walls I can smile. Inside these walls I relax. Inside these walls I am free.   I’m free to be, to cry. I’m  free to [...]

Poetry: Your Greatest Truth

By Monica C. Voskamp   Tell me please Help me understand Why do you lock yourself away Why do you shut down? It’s your worst mistake.   Love isn’t something to be afraid of. Love isn’t something to run from. So why, why the heck do you run?   Why do you hide Why do [...]

Poetry: ..walking in love…

By Monica C. Voskamp   Why do you run? Why do you flee back to the shadows The moment you are basking in warm sunlight? Why darling girl, Why do you run so hard From the good, the beautiful From the life-light of love?   Why?? Don't you know by now? It hurts Soul. It [...]

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 [...]