Poetry: Let It Go

By Monica C. Voskamp   Please let it go. Let it go. The pain. The hurt. The hate. Let it go.   Let the tears come freely. Let the guilt run out the door. Let your lip quiver. Let it go as you let in, Love.   Wash your face fresh with those tears. Those [...]

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 [...]