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If I Could
By Nitika Govind 03-Nov-14
Painting by Elizabeth Austin. ____________________________________________________________________ IF I COULD If I could see behind those eyes The story that stands in his past And maybe see the agony that lies Behind his deceiving mask If I could stop his late night drinks And cure him from this addictive pain Maybe mend those broken links By clearing our family name If I could make you a promise One that will suffice To help you find absolute bliss This would be my advice Life is a race, in which we all have to run When one race has finished, a new one has begun! - Nitika Govind ____________________________________________________________________ Nitika Shalini Govind is a 16-year-old from New Zealand and a student at the International School of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. For her 10th grade personal project, she conducted interviews and wrote poetry related to the five most common mental health issues in Mongolia: alcohol abuse, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorders, depression, and schizophrenia. Nitika’s book of poetry, The Unheard Voices of Mongolia, was published by Best Color International (Ulaanbaatar) in December 2013.
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