Poetry: Abuse

By Monica C. Voskamp   You slam me down With your looks. You tell me I'm nothing By belittling my smarts. You keep me at a distance Never let me  know What actually is Love.   You use me Like I'm some pitiful object. You couldn't care less If I am hurting. You say you [...]

Poetry: Your Greatest Truth

By Monica C. Voskamp   Tell me please Help me understand Why do you lock yourself away Why do you shut down? It’s your worst mistake.   Love isn’t something to be afraid of. Love isn’t something to run from. So why, why the heck do you run?   Why do you hide Why do [...]

Poetry:..Silent Pain..

By Monica C. Voskamp   It’s raining here tonight, Tears. It’s raining a slow steady stream. It’s the gentle sort of rain, One that’s quiet yet seen.   It’s raining here tonight, A gentle steady stream. It’s raining here tonight, It’s raining, Silent pain.   Always hope. Always believe. Always love. ❤️ Photo Credit: https://unsplash.com/@maxwbender

Poetry: ..dark torture..

By Monica C. Voskamp   Run. Run. You can run, But the pain will still find you.   Numb. Numb. You can numb, But the pain is still inside you.   Deny. Deny. Oh girl, you can deny, But darling, the truth is Your pain is very much alive.   Cry-yes, you will cry It's [...]

Love Series Day#7: Honor Redefined.

By Monica C. Voskamp                                                                                                                                                                    I'm looking at something a little beyond me: honor.  I have mixed feelings: I'm confused and conflicted. I'm like this princess. I'm confused even though I'm dressed in beautiful colors and crowned with gold. I should feel honored, but inside I churn with confusion.                                                                                                                                                                    I'm confused because what I've [...]