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When The Parachute Doesn't Open, what happens when you fall?
Will you think about everything you accomplished or everything you haven't done? This collection of poetry is derived from just this. What could have happened and what you can do about it.
When you fall,
make sure you have no stone upturned and nothing to wish you never did,
When The Parachute Doesn't Open
Paperback, 112 pages
Published April 13th 2019
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Katey
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Full disclosure, I was given a copy of her book for BETA read and now I am giving my review.
When The Parachute Doesn't Open is a collection of poems and gorgeous illustrations. The theme is similar to her other poetry books, showing the raw and sometimes ugly side of anxiety and depression.
Chelsea is able to capture her audience immediately with poetry that is profoundly relatable. Chelsea strategically shows throughout the collection how she can relate to those struggling, how they are not alon
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Jéssica
Apr 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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Let's just stop for a second and appreciate this cover and the fact that there is a new poetry book by Chelsea Girard. Okay, everyone ready? Because I have a lot to say.

First of all, even before I started reading I knew I would be an emotional wreck once I started, because from past reading experience with this author's books that was what ended up happening. And I was right. I was crying, smiling, feeling empowered, inspired, connected with my memories and I felt as if someone finally got what
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Jamie (Books and Ladders)
Apr 25, 2019 rated it really liked it
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"Are you ever scared to close your eyes
Because you're afraid
The darkness may still be there
When you open them?"


A lot of really relatable poems and feelings in this one and I really connected to all of them. There wasn't as much cohesion as I would have liked - a lot of the poems were good on their own, but they didn't flow together as much as I wanted them too. I definitely love Chelsea's poetry and will continue to read everything that she writes an
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Megan
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Apr 02, 2019
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