Notable TikTok creator Michaela Angemeer explores connecting with your inner child, loving the worst parts of yourself, coming out as bisexual, and focusing on self-growth in her much-anticipated poetry collection.
Please Love Me At My Worst is a collection of four sections of poetry inspired by loneliness, unrequited love, and not being able to let go of past relationships. Written during the 2020 COVID-19 quarantine, the book is a reflection of what it means to yearn for people who are unavailable and how important it is to focus on self-love and healing.
michaela angemeer is a canadian poet who grew up in brampton, ontario. she went to the university of waterloo, receiving her bachelor of arts in psychology and english in 2015.
after sharing her poetry on instagram for a year, she self-published her first collection of poetry, when he leaves you, in 2018. the book debuted as the #1 new release in canadian poetry online. her second book, you'll come back to yourself, a collection of poetry inspired by modern dating, was released in 2019, making it the #1 best seller in poetry the following year. her third collection, please love me at my worst, is inspired by loneliness, unrequited love, and not being able to let go of past relationships. it has themes of connecting with your inner child, loving the worst parts of yourself, coming out as bisexual, and focusing on self-growth.
michaela now lives in a one-bedroom apartment in waterloo, ontario, with her frenchton, beatrice, a lot of books, and too many plants. find her online: michaelapoetry.com @michaelapoetry