Poetry: Hold Me Close

By Monica C. Voskamp   Hold me close When the shivers of the past Clutch my throat.   Hold me close As I can't stop the shaking Remembering.   Hold me close And tell me a new message Write into my soul every language That will speak forever The foreign words, Love.   Just hold [...]

Poetry: Crystals of Beauty

By Monica C. Voskamp   Love is not selfish Love is not selfish darling Love is a gift A Gift that gives.   Love is not selfish Imprisoned pain is selfish It wants to protect you So badly So desperately That it’s death grip hold Clenches loves life out.   I’m not saying It doesn’t [...]

Poetry: Bleeding Soul

By Monica C. Voskamp Bleeding Open pain gushing Pouring down the rivers Of my soul.   My heart bleeding Out your name Bleeding out loss Disappointment Shock. Pain.   Soul bleeding Wishing it could Change this twist in time.   Soul begging For the truth to rewind And play a different tune.   But truth [...]

Poetry: Nightmare Trauma

*** Trigger warning *** By Monica C. Voskamp   Frozen pillar of femininity, Stuck in time Stuck in a memory Of evil haunting.   Broken spell, Touch of love Poison gushing Woman melting Gasping for air.   Years of pain hidden Now over taking, Wounded woman reliving, Rape.   Gentle presence whispering Holding her steady [...]

Poetry: Your Greatest Truth

By Monica C. Voskamp   Tell me please Help me understand Why do you lock yourself away Why do you shut down? It’s your worst mistake.   Love isn’t something to be afraid of. Love isn’t something to run from. So why, why the heck do you run?   Why do you hide Why do [...]