Poetry: Rebel for Truth

By Monica C. Voskamp   Eyes fierce, jaw set Heart locked and quivering lip Betrayal had never pierced so deep. The wrongs of time peaked their high The chains of deception linked era to era The mass of lies accumulating putrid smell. She couldn’t dismiss this treacherous evil reign No, this screwed up compass must [...]

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: ..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 [...]

Poetry: Undoing Me

By Monica C. Voskamp   Why did I believe your lies? Why was I tempted by your charm? Why was I misguided by What I thought was my lifeline?   I don't know. Or maybe I do. I don't see the worth of me So I chose to see The vision in your eyes The [...]

Poetry: Lies Exposed

By Monica C. Voskamp   You promised me good You promised me amazing things If I would obey If I would stay in the lines. But all the meanwhile, You were telling me White lies.   I was told this is truth, Follow it with your whole heart. Never abandon it, You'll be dammed to [...]