Poetry: Fires of Yesterday

By Monica C. Voskamp   Standing at the edge of today You look around with disbelief and disdain The house has burned to black ashes now Only distant memories run and around and play.   Standing in the midst of those memories You look and around, pause and contemplate The years have spit out flames [...]

Poetry: The Cleansing

By Monica C. Voskamp   She dipped her toes in the crystal blue Warm shivers ran down her back The gentle coolness relieving All that was past.   She stepped into shallow waters clear Slowly sank down to the earth And just let the water drench Her body with gentleness.   She closed her eyes [...]

Poetry: Gentle Lullaby

By Monica C. Voskamp   Still your soul. Quiet now. The day is done There’s no need to Worry more.   You’ve worked hard Carried far too much. You’ve given every ounce Of human strength. The rest now Divine unfolds.   So hush, Be still gentle soul. Let all that stresses drain away Let all [...]

Poetry: Laws of Gravity

By Monica C. Voskamp   Let down one too many times The hurt finds me Plummeting Living the cruel steady truth, The law of gravity.   I can’t do this with you I can’t keep falling Off this beautiful cliff, Only to fall One more time.   Every time I leap I think you’ll catch [...]