Nika McGuin

Silver Star - 3,015 Points [PinkCoils] (12/01/89 - present / Louisiana)

Nika McGuin
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'I don't think I can ever stop writing poetry now that I've started. It's as therapeutic for me as it is enjoyable! ' ~Nika

Ello~ I'm Nika McGuin. I feel like I was born a poet, but it is only recently that I am tapping into it(though rest assured, I feel like becoming a great poet is a life-long ordeal.)


I attempted poetry in middle school but back then I didn't know that poetry was so much more than rhyming. Not to mention my handwriting was so bad nobody could understand it anyway(lol) . Eventually I gave up because it seemed like I wasn't very good at it.

Near the end of 2013 I took a modern poetry class out of curiosity and it has changed ... more »

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  • ''I have learned that nothing in life is as hard as we think it will be; nor is it as easy as we wish it could be.''
    ~Nika
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  • Lantz Pierre Lantz Pierre (1/21/2017 10:16:00 AM)

    Nika's poems speak with such an abundance of humble self-confidence that they are absolutely overwhelming. When I read her poems I feel as if I am in the same room with some well-known noted authority on some important subject, except that it's at a casual cocktail party where everyone is on a first name basis, utterly at ease and without a thought of wanting to impress anyone. Her diction is perfectly conversational, without the least hint of self-consciousness. It flows off the page, it gathers your interest and attention without the last demand or coercion. No false manners. No guarded politics. These poems exude a rare sense of charisma, of being interested in you, drawing you in with guileless charm. A thoroughly enchanting voice.

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Best Poem of Nika McGuin

Beautiful Dream

Apricity, like warm
fingers on a cold day
like yours in mine
chasing away the ghosts
of loneliness, still
to this day I can't say
that I know you
for you are the man
of my dreams, or rather
the man in my dreams

Last night I saw you
I dreamt up our romantic
encounter, how you discovered
me that fair day - ten years ago somewhere
in dreamland - our beautiful wedding
and our imaginary friends
my whole life with you really

Then at once, I woke up
but I wasn't disappointed
all along I knew
It was only a dream
a beautiful ...

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