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the Chaos inside Me, is a journey of self discovery. It is a story about owning the emotions that live inside the heart and the head. It is the cathartic experience of pain and loss but also the bittersweet feelings of joy and the complexity of beauty.
Elisabet expresses the unraveling of herself and the complexity of emotions that stemmed from heartache, her own mental he
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Jul 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Today I got Kindle Unlimited and I jumped to the opportunity of reading this as soon as I could, and I recommend you do the same.

Elisabet is not only incredibly talented, but she is so authentic in this collection and many times this either had me reduced to tears and widely grinning with joy. This collection deals with relationships and self-worth in a amazing way and has left me in awe.

By the end of it, it made me appreciate the person I am.
I love it when poetry moves me, this collection did t
Aug 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Content Warnings: suicidal ideation, mentions of self harm (including bloody imagery), self deprecation, body dysphoria/weight, depression, abandonment, loneliness

Frequently reviewed as "raw", Elisabet Salas's debut poetry collection "the Chaos inside Me" truly lays bare some of our most intimate emotions. The pieces within and the collection as a whole do not rely on an overabundance of hyper-stylized words, instead focusing on getting to the reader with the sharp lines and curves of language,
i love it when i read a poetry collection and i immediately connect to the author, to the write style and the core of the collection. it was absolutely amazing, i just cannot not recommend this poetry collection to everybody — but know that there are some trigger warnings: suicidal ideation, mentions of self harm, self deprecation, body dysphoria/weight, depression, abandonment, loneliness, anxiety, sexual assault. (4.5)
Jay G
Dec 27, 2018 rated it liked it
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This is Elizabet's debut poetry collection that covers a wide variety of topics from self hate to learning to love yourself. I loved how she included trigger warnings at the beginning and I think that will be very helpful for some as a lot of these poems are brutally honest.
SteffyJay (Little Booky Nook)
Aug 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: poetry, 5-stars
I absolutely loved this book. Elisabet's writing is so raw and honest, and so many times throughout the Chaos inside Me I felt like crying because I could really relate to her words. Topics range from love to self-image and I loved how there was a trigger warning at the start.

I honestly think this is such a wonderful, strong debut from Elisabet, and I absolutely cannot wait to see more from her 💖
Aug 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I received an arc from the author in exchange for an honest review, this book comes out Nov. 2018

This collection was spellbinding, and relate-able in the most raw and painful of ways. Elisabet's poetry debut is good enough to be put along-side my experiences with Rupi Kaur and Amanda Lovelace, and I am so grateful that I was fortunate enough to receive an advanced copy. If you don't pick up this collection, you're missing out.
Gretchen Gomez
Nov 30, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018, poetry-verse
THIS IS THE BOOK I NEEDED!!! oh how much i loved this book and needed to read something so deep and raw like this collection. elisabet gives herself in such a gorgeous manner without a filter. themes of self, lost love, family, god, culture, etc. i loved them all, especially her honesty. ya need to read this right now.
Kelly (Ink & Illusion)
Aug 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018-books, poetry
I was lucky enough to get to read this collection, and I can't say enough good things about it.

Elisabet Salas' debut is stunning. The poetry in here is a wonderful mix of strength, rediscovering power, self-love, and the struggle of hating yourself - all things many of us have experienced. And even where there are experiences you can't necessarily connect with, the emotions behind those poems are so powerful that you can feel everything Elisabet does. The poems that I could connect with directly
Nov 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely Magnificent

This book was magnificent chaos in literary form. It spoke to me and spoke for me. The thoughts I can't form into words were in this book. It was heartwarming, heartbreaking and everything in between
Aug 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
It was as if Elisabet dug through my brain and spilled my thoughts across this page.

I felt SO much while reading this. I suggest you all pick it up immediately.
Sammantha Salinas
Nov 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Since Amazon wouldn't let me review, I'm doing it here!

I have never been a fan of poetry, so it takes a lot to get me interested. I really liked this collection; there were so many hard hitting lines that tugged at me. Poetry is super personal to the poet who writes them, yet I related to so many of Elisabet's words! Very beautiful, and I loved all the parallels to space and death (macabre, yes, but I love dark themes).

I want to read more of her poems, since the last one packed the best punch,
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I absolutely loved this poetry collection. I don't think I have ever emotionally connected with a poetry collection as much as I did with this one. There were a few grammatical errors but it really didn't take away from the poetry at all. 5/5 Stars - I connected with this poetry & for once I feel comforted and seen. ...more
Tim Jones
Dec 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Perfect Title

I thought this book offered a very accurate look into the chaos that is life, but even more than that, the chaos that is inside of us. It turns out, maybe it isn't such a bad thing at all
Anne Chivon
Nov 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Ducky Ackelson

Everyone can find something to relate to in this amazing collection of poetry that made me cry. When's the next book come out?
ryry ham
Oct 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful and relatable

This book had amazing pieces that were relatable and vulnerable. It helped me to understand that I am not alone. We all have chaos. Great work!!
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Elisabet Salas is a Mexican-American writer currently based out of Southern California, where she lives with her family and dog. When she’s not working on various novels and projects she’s up all night reading or marathoning a new tv show while consuming her weight in coffee and french fries.

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