Poetry: Complex Simplicity

By Monica C. Voskamp   Am I still loved Though I weigh far too much? Am I still loved When my hair falls out? Am I still loved When age creases my skin? Am I still loved Please tell me, Am I still enough?   I don’t feel loved As I watch myself Metamorphosis into [...]

Hello Self: Please know This

By Monica C. Voskamp Hello Self, Please Know this: You are not your younger you. Your younger self still speaks up.  There is a difference. Your younger you knew the pain of rejection, repeatedly.  You lived in a state of identifying yourself as inadequate, a reject. You weren't good enough. Your younger you labeled yourself [...]