A review by shelby1994
Where Hope Comes From: Poems of Resilience, Healing and Light, by Nikita Gill


Nikita Gill has a talent for taking the magical and meta elements of our natural world and synthesizing them into scenarios and conversations that impact how we see each other as humans. Gill is at her strongest when she is at her most abstract; the "Daily Mantras," were a highlight of this poetry collection, and I even jotted one down to keep at my desk. I wish there had been a little more of cosmic abstraction in this book. I sympathize with a poet wanting to write poetry about the coronavirus lockdown, but depending on how the pandemic impacted you, or what restrictions were like where you lived, you might not connect with the situations described in the book.