The Masquerade

A wall in her heart rose. Another door locked over her wounded soul. She wouldn't let in people who didn't care. Why trust people who just lock you up, don't give you dignity for simply being a human and don't even help the hurt deep inside? It didn't make sense. Sabrina walked away from the hospital and as she did put another piece of the mask over her being. Slowly she was building a masquerade to lock out humans, just like they were locking her out.

Getting through Winter: the formula.

By Monica C. Voskamp It doesn't take too much work to make your life a lot better. My brother tells me this concept often. And I know it. And... I forget it. That's why I'm here reminding you, because we often forget the most important things. A little bit of effort continually leads to a [...]

Poetry: Locked in the Grey.

By Monica C. Voskamp   I lost my soul in another place. The place inside me that was once sunshine Has been taken from me. My soul is lost in another place.   It's a grey world here. I don't know sunshine no more. Colors don't exist, In the city I reside. I lost my [...]

Love Series Day#7: Honor Redefined.

By Monica C. Voskamp                                                                                                                                                                    I'm looking at something a little beyond me: honor.  I have mixed feelings: I'm confused and conflicted. I'm like this princess. I'm confused even though I'm dressed in beautiful colors and crowned with gold. I should feel honored, but inside I churn with confusion.                                                                                                                                                                    I'm confused because what I've [...]