Poetry: Undoing Me

By Monica C. Voskamp   Why did I believe your lies? Why was I tempted by your charm? Why was I misguided by What I thought was my lifeline?   I don't know. Or maybe I do. I don't see the worth of me So I chose to see The vision in your eyes The [...]

Poetry: Lies Exposed

By Monica C. Voskamp   You promised me good You promised me amazing things If I would obey If I would stay in the lines. But all the meanwhile, You were telling me White lies.   I was told this is truth, Follow it with your whole heart. Never abandon it, You'll be dammed to [...]

Poetry: Pointed North

*When your soul is given a seed of hope, something starts to grow right away.*   By Monica C. Voskamp   It's been dark down here. Pitch dark. I've been longing for the light. Hoping with everything I got left Light even exists. Hoping with desperation, But every day I've ceased to find it's existence [...]

Poetry: She Ran.

By Monica C. Voskamp   She ran. Running she could do. Bearing her soul to those Who couldn't understand She couldn't. She wouldn't.   She couldn't stay. It was too much pain. She couldn't stay with those, Who didn't get the pain With those who knew how to judge, But not how to hold her, [...]

Poetry: Under the Moon.

By Monica C. Voskamp   His hands found my throat, Slowly they curved Around it's pillar Softly he held me, Right there.   I felt the strength in his hands Fingers clasped round My neck. I felt his strength, His power, His discipline, His care to not hurt, But handle me Strong.   He let [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]