the darkest of times, the darkest of thoughts

gray, empty but i let the words grow and my heart, i let show but with separation came the anxiety, the pain, the journey within confinement. i wasn’t ever my own and my many faces had me so alone, i thought i might drown. it started before i even knew what puberty meant: at twelve, i wrote my first lines. now, at twenty, i want you to read my warning signs.

Meet Megan Diedericks

Megan Diedericks is avid writer, and the writing bug bit her when she wrote her first creative essay in school. She is situated in South Africa, and is proudly part of the LGBTQ+ community. This poetry collection details her dealings with grief, loss, love and heartbreak – a storm we all experience, yet feel alone inside of the eye of it.