Poetry: Being With You

By Monica C. Voskamp   You run your hands through my hair And press a kiss upon my furrowed brow You have faith to say, “It's going to be okay, darling The future is not any of your yesterdays.”   You have the courage to hold me close Even as hot tears wet through your [...]

The Story of Wind & Flame.

By Monica C. Voskamp   “Do not lie Do not betray me,” Said the fire to the wind As he merged forces with her.   “I will never. I will always move With thee, I will never blow Thee out.” Promised beautiful Wind.   Fire glowed. His warmth blazed around her A strong steady brilliant [...]

Poetry: Love Like That

By Monica C. Voskamp   Where did you learn To love like that Heart so big That cannot hide The vast reservoir it is.   Where did you learn To smile like that Turn the whole world On its axis Twinkling eyes of sunrise.   Where did you learn To give like that Spreading hope [...]

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: Her Choosing

By Monica C. Voskamp   She let his hands Caress her neck Slowly sliding Down.   She let his lips Press soft her neck Slowly sliding Down.   She let his hands Undo her hair Slowly falling Down.   She let his hands Unclasp her dress Slowly falling Down.   She let her walls Always [...]