Tuesday, December 7, 2021

ONE DAY….



"One day when you wake up, you will find that you have become a forest.  You have grown roots and found strength in them that no one thought you had.  You have become stronger and more beautiful, full of life-giving qualities.  You have learned to take all the negativity around you and turn it into oxygen for easy breathing.  A host of wild creatures live inside you and you call them stories.  A variety of beautiful birds rest inside your mind and you call them memories.  You have become an incredible self-sustaining thing of epic proportions.  And you should be proud of yourself, of how far you have come from the seeds of who you used to be."

~Nikita Gill~
"You Have Become A Forest"


 


Nikita Gill is a poet and writer.  She has written and curated six volumes of poetry.  She uses social media to engage her audience.  She has been described as one of the most successful Instapoets and one of the most exciting young writers working today.  Ms. Gill was born in Belfast in 1987 to Indian parents who had been temporarily living in Ireland.  Her father was in the merchant navy.  The family moved back to New Delhi when Gill was a few months old, and she grew up and was educated there.  She studied Design at university in New Delhi, and she completed a master's degree at the University of the Creative Arts. 


32 comments:

  1. Wow, I love her analagies! I SO wish this was true for me!!

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    1. Perhaps it is and you may not see it Ginny. Methinks we all agree, you are a very special lady :)

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  2. That is absolutely beautiful. Thanks for sharing that.

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    1. Glad you found it so Ann and you are very welcome :)

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  3. Beautiful poem, thanks for sharing.
    Have a happy day!

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    1. You are very welcome Eileen and I wish you the same :)

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  4. Such an endearing composition. EVERYone should get ahold of this and run with it.

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    1. I agree, I loved it and she has many more I intend to read, and share eventually :)

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  5. I love this beautiful concept - I'm a forest!

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    1. Me too, I would like to plant my feet in one :)

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  6. i have for sure grown very far from my seeds, changing and changing and still am at 77

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    1. Haven't we all Sandra :) Always evolving into the person we are now, and beyond.

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  7. I love these thoughts, Denise. Thank you for introducing a new to me poet.

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    1. That's great Martha Ellen and you are very welcome :) She was new to me too.

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  8. This is so wonderful. Thank you.

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    1. You are very welcome Jeanie, I am happy you thought it so :)

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  9. Thank you for sharing these words by Nikita Gill.

    All the best Jan

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    1. So glad you enjoyed Jan and you are very welcome. All the best to you too :)

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  10. Such beautiful words and analogy, Denise!

    Happy Wednesday!

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    1. Thank you Veronica, Happy Wednesday to you too and soon to be Happy Thursday :)

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