Nika McGuin

Veteran Poet - 1,736 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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Nothing Human Can Be Alien To Me

I woke up one morning, and I found
the world was full of addicts all around:
narcotic users
coffee drinkers
fumy smokers
sugar sprinklers
hypocritical posers
habitual liars
cheating spouses
murderous fiends
disingenuous thieves
slothy procrastinators

Then Maya Angelou told me about Terence's profound quote:
'Homo sum, humani nihil a me alienum puto.'
'I am a human being, I consider nothing that is human alien to me.'
It has stuck with me ever since, as its truth echos thunder.

It means that we can't ever ...

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