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Please Don't Go Before I Get Better by Madisen Kuhn (Paperback)

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Discover this exquisite poetry and prose collection about the pains of growing up from the popular millennial Instagram poet, perfect for fans of Amanda Lovelace and Rupi Kaur.

Following her breakout debut Eighteen Years, poet Madisen Kuhn is thrilled to share this intimate portrait of a young woman navigating early adulthood and leaving her teenage years behind.

Chronicling the complexities, joys, and challenges of this transitional phase of life, Please Don’t Go Before I Get Better is a powerful, deeply affecting work that pierces your heart with its refreshing candor and vulnerability. A poignant exploration of self-image, self-discovery, and self-reflection, this anthology brilliantly captures the universal experience of growing up, and you are bound to find yourself reflected in these glimmering pages.
Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
Age Range: Adult
Author: Madisen Kuhn
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2018
TCIN: 53431415
UPC: 9781501196812
Item Number (DPCI): 059-04-0035

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Beautiful & inspiring

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5 out of 5 stars
Nicole 7 days ago
This book is beautifully written and resonates with me in so many ways. I first read eighteen years a year or two ago and was incredibly blown away by not only how beautiful it is, but by how relatable and thought provoking it is. When I found out Madisen Kuhn was releasing another book, I was incre...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Beautiful is an Understatement

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Kii 8 days ago
If you love words, and feel like you often can’t make sense of all the words swarming in your soul. Find rest in these pages! These words by Kuhn will find a home in spaces you didn’t know needed to be filled. The illustrations by Lu are the icing on the cake. I carry this book with me everywhere. I...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Our universal truths

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Jorah 10 days ago
As a young woman in today’s world, I find more and more poetry directed towards me. While all their intentions are good, I often get lost in the repeated metaphors and inspirations and feel a little overwhelmed and lost. This book isn’t anything like that. It’s sad and sweet and doesn’t ask me to ch...see moreof the reviewer's review
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WOW

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5 out of 5 stars
iana 10 days ago
Madisen has a way with words I tell you! The way she writes about heartbreak, pain and moving on is so exquisite that it makes me feel as if I was the one experiencing that heartbreak she was going through. Such a talented writer who is able to make you feel emotions you’ve never felt before. I am g...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Worth a read (or two or three)

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5 out of 5 stars
Paige B 10 days ago
After reading Madisen’s first collection, 18 Years, it is amazing to see the evolution of both her writing style and character. Her poems read like diary entries or like an inner monologue. Through her willingness to be vulnerable and open, Madisen invites readers into the life changes that come wit...see moreof the reviewer's review
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(would recommend)
5 out of 5 stars
Skyler Yates 10 days ago
This book hits my heart. As I just graduated high school thris past month, and foing theough life and its obsticles, it’s so helpful to hear an undersrandin voice that is going/went through what I am going through. Both of Madisen’s books are amazing and I rip pages out of them to give to friends th...see moreof the reviewer's review
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The best

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5 out of 5 stars
Talen 11 days ago
This book was just as beautiful if not more beautiful than the last, she’s grown so much and constantly evolving into something new. I bought her first book as well, “eighteen years.” Her writings have always changed me, made me go “Oh, someone understands what that feels like.” They’ve always touch...see moreof the reviewer's review
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Must Read!

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5 out of 5 stars
ameliam 11 days ago
I have been a fan of Madisen Kuhn’s writing for years, and after you read this book, you will understand exactly why. A raw, sensitive, complex, truly moving piece of art. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys poetry or wants to expand their literary horizons. This book deals with love, l...see moreof the reviewer's review
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