Poetry: Work So Hard

By Monica C. Voskamp   Work so hard just to Create a space where you feel Safe.   Work so hard just to Pretend everyday that you are Okay.   Work so hard just to Prove to everyone you are Enough.   Work so hard just to Hope to God you won’t come Undone.   [...]

Poetry: Afraid of Love

By Monica C. Voskamp   So afraid Afraid to trust Afraid the girl inside me Will be betrayed once more Afraid the woman I travel inside Will be discarded, kicked out the door Afraid so afraid to let anyone dare Dare come into this haven place This vulnerable fragile soul Afraid so afraid to trust [...]

Poetry: No More

By Monica C. Voskamp  Hear the words of my heart Screaming silence Hear the echoing of pain Deafening roar.   No more, No more No more times to hurt me It’s high time I looked Offenders in the eye No more no more No more will you hurt me.   See the beauty Maddening loss [...]

Poetry: Shattered Soul

By Monica C. Voskamp Shattered soul Broken discarded and overused. You are shattered Yet still you breathe.   In your jagged broken pieces You gulp in short bursts of Twisted Oxygen By allowing your soul To shatter a little more.   A little more pleasure A little more hurt A little more abuse A little [...]