Talicha Johnson’s fiery debut poetry collection Falling In Love With Picking Myself Up is an ode to her personal struggles with loving her flaws as well as an inspirational read for anyone who is struggling with self-acceptance.
Her words touch upon important topics such as racism, body image, love and self-awareness. Each poem reveals Johnson’s own vulnerability and her past struggles to come to terms with herself. Unlike other authors who are afraid to disrupt the status quo, Johnson’s poems illuminate not only her own flaws, but society’s flaws, too. She uses her sharp tongue to rip the blindfolds off of the reader’s eyes and forces them to examine long-held beliefs in a new light.
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