Nicole D'Settēmi

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Nicole D’Settēmi is a 36-year-old novelist, poet, and visual pop-artist from Niagara Falls, New York. Born in a tiny town bordering Canada only five minutes from the legendary falls, Nicole says she had an eye for beauty at a young age, which included poetry.
She has lived in five regions nationally, including South Florida and New York City, and has always been a self-described poetic, nomadic, creative soul and enthusiast of a variety of artistic mediums, but considers creative writing her number one form of art and feels everything else is just an extension of that passion.

In April of 2010, Nicole lost 95% of her eyesight in her right eye, due to injecting a poisoned bag of heroin, and was shipped to Manhattan’s Bellevue hospital 1,6
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I also like to actively pursue creative and artistic work every day, which ideally should be writing. But, I won't force myself. I do force myself to engage in some type of art, but I write when it's there. At 4 am or 1 am, I write when it's THERE.(less)
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"This book closely deals with delicate topics of love and addiction. It not only explores the path of addiction but also thoroughly examines the struggle to become sober. The writing is raw and gripping. Nicole addresses the issues honestly and does n" Read more of this review »
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This was an amazing read into what recovery is truly like for a recovering addict. Her relationship with Angel so closely parrelled a relationship I'm currently going through, that it left me with goosebumps. I have to read it agai" Read more of this review »
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“These days so many claim the title artist. To me, a creative soul is an artist no matter the profession. With me? When it comes to creativity there's no show. I love art, I love literature, poetry, paintings. There's no show there. I passionately, devotedly, wholly and completely LOVE being creative.”
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“Those who decide what's fit for society are uncomfortable because I'm different, but I'm uncomfortable because they are all the SAME.”
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“Try to define me, go on I dare YOU. My happy place is screwed up, my happy place, it would SCARE you.”
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“There were days when the saturation of death, and the realities of life, became too great. Days where I felt suffocated, heavy. I’d try to gasp for a breath, and I’d fail. Yet, just in the nick of time, I would somehow, once again, be resuscitated. The world grew dark, cold. A black cloud looming over everything that I saw. People evolved into monsters–caricatures, and EVERYTHING was frightening, everybody was a predator!
The world transformed, and I would choke. Plumes of dust representing reality, as they sought an exit from my mouth, as I wheezed, and I gasped. Reality was choking me, saturating me with its heaviness.
Control? None whatsoever. Not over things, not over people. No, that was Life’s illusion; control was the magic trick. The lack of control, I was truly speaking of, was the inevitable–death. The one thing that tied into everything, everyone. Every neurotic thought, every impulse.
It was Death. The Random Act.”
Nicole D'Settēmi, Addictarium

“Should I ever get married, I actually want a really small wedding. A private ceremony that's shrouded in secrecy. I want something intimate. Something between me and my lover. Not a huge party that is really, this grandiose gesture over something that two people should be celebrating between them, alone, and not the world.”
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“I always felt in a sort of, liquified state. If that makes sense? I think it's interesting because I grew up near such a renowned, gorgeous and enigmatic land mark. Is it possible that nature interferes with and/or conditions us? I think so. At the end of the day, we are organic, we are offspring from the earth, sophisticated bacteria, if you will. So, why wouldn't moods and traits, characteristics, emotions, habits, thought-patterns--why wouldn't all of that be affected by nature? Growing up near water, I sincerely believe, affected me in SOME way.”
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“I could never understand why people cower from the word storm. Sounds like a good time, to me!”
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“These days so many claim the title artist. To me, a creative soul is an artist no matter the profession. With me? When it comes to creativity there's no show. I love art, I love literature, poetry, paintings. There's no show there. I passionately, devotedly, wholly and completely LOVE being creative.”
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