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 [...]

Poetry: Be Brave

By Monica C. Voskamp You need to be brave. You need to stop this running And finally face the storm.   Be brave. This is what you need to conquer. This is what you need to find Healing.   Face your storm, my dear It’s time for you to rise up And weather this storm [...]

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 [...]