Poetry: ..Leech Free..

By Monica C. Voskamp   Leeches. All them leeching me. They kept draining, kept taking Kept telling me what I could or could not be.   Leeches. They drained the lifeblood from my soul. Day after day, year after year Till all that was left was Nothing resembling beautiful.   Leeches. They were everywhere I [...]

Poetry: Winter’s Hold

By Monica C. Voskamp   Winter. You'd be the death of me, If not for spring. Wonderfully I finally sense you leaving. I finally feel a taste of Spring.   The dead, the cold, the barren Is beginning to leave. Newness is just waiting to Unfold. Yet winter you still lurk nearby. You still threaten [...]

Free Bird

Relationships effect your health, holistically.  Our spirits are either crushed or nurtured. We either thrive or just get by.  I haven't been able to describe in a few words what it's like to be in a toxic relationship and then get out.  Free Bird is a flicker of the past and a realization of the [...]