Poetry: Mama Promised

By Monica C. Voskamp   My mama told me Christmas would come She described in detail the sparkling city lights The happy holiday music, diamond snowfalls of white Mama promised, Christmas waiting, Twenty-four nights.   My mama told me Christmas would come She was baking festive cookies and sugar dust The kitchen warm and cozy, [...]

Poetry: the portal of love

{ for my mom } By Monica C. Voskamp   Love. You see me different. I'm a little odd, A little out of place, Different, than the rest of the bunch.   I'm different, not wrong You say. You don't hinder my growth Because you see my unique beauty. You see my own beauty. You [...]