Poetry: My Territory

By Monica C. Voskamp   Stay or leave But nothing in between. Be on my side Or fight against me. Just no lying is allowed None of this pretty deceiving None of this fickle wounding Is no longer allowed On the territory of me.   I’m too precious. I’ve fought too hard. I’ve fought too [...]

Poetry: Consoling Human

By Monica C. Voskamp   Hon, Why you being so hard on yourself? Don't you see the whole entire Race of humanity Is struggling -Just like you.   See you aren't alone In this vast flood of moving flesh Hurting souls and weariness. See you are not alone But really very much Together in humanity. [...]

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 [...]