Poetry: Matrimonial

By Monica C. Voskamp   I’m standing at a distance. You’re on the other side I see the door in between. And I hesitate to step inside. You are patiently waiting You are calm and certain.   Hurt many times before Afraid to trust once more I stand in the entry to you Watching to [...]

Poetry: Shattered Mosaic

By Monica C. Voskamp   Broken, again Can’t stop this vase From shattering How many times How many times Can I shatter And rebuild?   Hope, don’t you dare  Lose your hold on me Be the super glue That pieces me together Every time I break Be the peace that fills Every crevice of Heartbreak. [...]

Poetry: Soul Caressing

By Monica C. Voskamp   Come caress my soul With your kindness I yearn to feel tenderness Enter the labyrinth who I am, My soul.   Come caress my soul With loyalty and truth I lean into hands of strength Softly stroking me o’er Healing, refreshing Me.   Intertwined and mingling Heat of endless love [...]

Poetry: Hold My Hands

By Monica C. Voskamp   First hold my hands And know their feel Know the streets of lines Creased with the beauty Age and time.   Know my hands How they fit in yours Know the warmth they long to find Being relaxed, being assured You are who You say you are.   You’ll know [...]