Poetry: Cup of Loss

By Monica C. Voskamp   Your cup once full Brimming beautiful Laughter dancing Light and free Like foamed cream On coffee.   But suddenly full, It was not.   Echoing silence In the hollow space Once held memories Now gone, Just like that.   Cup once full, Eerily still New liquid pours in.   Misery, [...]

Poetry: Shattered Soul

By Monica C. Voskamp Shattered soul Broken discarded and overused. You are shattered Yet still you breathe.   In your jagged broken pieces You gulp in short bursts of Twisted Oxygen By allowing your soul To shatter a little more.   A little more pleasure A little more hurt A little more abuse A little [...]

Poetry: Crystal Clear

By Monica C. Voskamp You love me And I love you. I didn’t have to earn your approval. You just do Approve of me, Quite obviously.   You approve without me asking You look my way and I know You are smitten. And there’s no where you’d rather be Then right here with me.   [...]

Poetry: Heart Bleed

By Monica C. Voskamp   There it goes again. My heart, Bleeding out your name. There it goes again, Bleeding relentlessly. I can’t seem to stop This ache torturing me.   Love is such a funny thing You’d think in time It would change, fade And gradually go away. But love does not. It simply [...]

Poetry: Complex Simplicity

By Monica C. Voskamp   Am I still loved Though I weigh far too much? Am I still loved When my hair falls out? Am I still loved When age creases my skin? Am I still loved Please tell me, Am I still enough?   I don’t feel loved As I watch myself Metamorphosis into [...]

Poetry: Be Brave

By Monica C. Voskamp You need to be brave. You need to stop this running And finally face the storm.   Be brave. This is what you need to conquer. This is what you need to find Healing.   Face your storm, my dear It’s time for you to rise up And weather this storm [...]