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 [...]

Rape Poem: He took what was Mine.

By Monica C. Voskamp It's okay to get angry.  That's an emotion. I've never been an angry person. I never really knew the emotion till only a few years ago. (And I'm 34!) I got angry. At everything. It took a great injustice for me to unleash. Most days, my brother would have a smirk [...]