Please Don't Go Before I Get Better

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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.


  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 01 Open

    Duration: 38s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 02 Intro

    Duration: 38s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 03 RoughDraft

    Duration: 14s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 04 SleepTalk

    Duration: 26s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 05 SundayApril23

    Duration: 46s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 06 Landmark

    Duration: 02min
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 07 Magnets

    Duration: 51s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 08 Alaska

    Duration: 44s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 09 WhenIWantToBeOnYourTeam

    Duration: 01min
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 10 Irises

    Duration: 01min
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 11 AstronomyClub v2

    Duration: 37s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 12 PeopleOverPlaces

    Duration: 56s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 13 HalfAwake

    Duration: 39s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 14 IWasHappy

    Duration: 04min
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 15 Noseferatu

    Duration: 50s
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 16 BeginningAlwaysSeemBetterThroughRoseTintedSunnies

    Duration: 04min
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 17 SheWouldWantYouTo

    Duration: 01min
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 18 BeautifulAlone

    Duration: 01min
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 19 MyFirstKiss

    Duration: 01min
  • PleaseDontGoBeforeIGetBetter 20 Rest

    Duration: 01min
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