I Wish I Knew

Poems to Soothe Your Soul & Strengthen Your Spirit

Donna Ashworth
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Donna Ashworth is the wordsmith behind the social media phenomenon LADIES PASS IT ON, and she has almost 600,000 followers across two platforms, a following that's growing by 10,000 every month. I WISH I KNEW is a very personal collection of poems, for young women in particular who are navigating their bodies, emotions, mental health and growth in this fast-paced world.

Having struggled in her teenage years with perfectionism, eating disorders and depression, for Donna this a very personal passion project. I WISH I KNEW is a book that will bring comfort, confidence, sisterhood and acceptance into the hearts of young women, and is also relevant for young men. Daily interaction with her followers has shown the dire need for a book to shine a light on these issues, further exacerbated by the pandemic which has been so tough on many young people and is proving to have long lasting effects. This book will start conversations and open discussions on the serious issues young people are facing today.

Many of Donna's poems have gone viral, travelled round the world and been viewed millions of times. Her work has been turned into songs, videos and been read by celebrities and she was recently featured in both Grazia and Glamour magazine as one of the most celebrated female poets. This new collection of 60 poems, covering body image, self-esteem, depression, pressure, acceptance, growth and relationships is published at a perfect time and w ill resonate with young people and adults everywhere.

Author bio:

Donna Ashworth has self-published three poetry books, and each one has been an online bestseller. Many of Donna's recent poems have been printed in yearbooks, school newsletters and even now appear as part of the curriculum. Her work has featured in over a hundred magazines and blogs and Donna regularly speaks at events, on tv shows, on radio and more, where she loves to read her work aloud.

Category: Poetry
ISBN: 9781785303791
Publisher: Bonnier
Imprint: Black & White
Pub Date: July 2022
Page Extent: 192
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Poetry