Author Archives: Nikki Unplugged

About Nikki Unplugged

I am who I am. No more, no less. A voice, a woman, a person with wants, needs, hopes, purpose, good deeds, and mistakes.

Don’t Quit magnet

Don't Quit magnet

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will
Rest if you must, but don’t you quit

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Your gifts are …

Your gifts are wrapped in strings that i dont have the strength to untie anymore i feel awkward near you    

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into life i gos…

into life i go stumbling mess victorious day all i have to show crumbling fate deleterious day im losing my way 

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tired

I am so tired of myself. I am tired of trying to be a better person and live a better life only to get knocked down a peg or two. Why can’t I just be a normal reasonable adult? Why … Continue reading

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A Letter to My Younger Self

Dear Nikki, Someday it will not matter that you finished your thesis. Yet if you don’t you will not be where you need to be in life. You think that impressing people means being someone that you are not. In … Continue reading

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motherhood

Motherhood is not my thing, really. I just live it, everyday, trying not to regret it, each day. Selfishness consumes me all too often. I love them, though, more than myself. They are my life’s reason, my pride and joy, … Continue reading

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i hear the ticking clock

I hear the ticking clock And the baby’s waking cries As I sip coffee, black Before the morning arrives

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