Poetry: Sheltering

By Monica C. Voskamp   Let me enter your shelter. Let me bathe your arms With my salty streams. Let me feel the warmth Of your pillar’s strong. Let them be what soaks Up the tears of my heart.   Let me be, Just let me be In your sheltering.   When I can’t breathe [...]

Poetry: Her Choosing

By Monica C. Voskamp   She let his hands Caress her neck Slowly sliding Down.   She let his lips Press soft her neck Slowly sliding Down.   She let his hands Undo her hair Slowly falling Down.   She let his hands Unclasp her dress Slowly falling Down.   She let her walls Always [...]

Poetry: Rare Soul

By Monica C. Voskamp   Not a business deal Not a credit card transaction Pause wait a moment Wait, this is real.   Real soul, Real beauty, Real time, Nothing worth fair Negotiating. Everything worth More patient waiting.   Not a checklist Not a blind decision Pause wait a moment She is real.   Real [...]

Poetry: Hold My Hands

By Monica C. Voskamp   First hold my hands And know their feel Know the streets of lines Creased with the beauty Age and time.   Know my hands How they fit in yours Know the warmth they long to find Being relaxed, being assured You are who You say you are.   You’ll know [...]