Nika McGuin

Silver Star - 3,411 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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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra Subhas Chandra Chakra (9/5/2017 12:33:00 AM)

    Congratulations poet for being awarded with something you deserved long ago.
    Your poem rejuvenates love for home and homely relations.
    Keep this spirit of inspiring us through your highly creative poems from time to time.
    Regards.
    Subhas

  • Samuel Newton Samuel Newton (8/17/2017 1:55:00 PM)

    A Small Girl.. Excellent..

  • 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

Assembling The Puzzle

The sounds of home greet me
the trickling sound of the fish tank
my mother's eccentric cackling
and my step father's loud voice
a voice that gets ignored all the same
and the discordant ticking of clocks
even the pace of time is slowed here

They say home is a place
where people take note of your absence
Its when you forget your own face
and what you look like doesn't matter
because you are kin, a tiny component
of one great warm existence,
but a crucial piece all the same

Home is something I take with me when I leave
it's a concrete part ...

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