Angelina Bong was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2012. Fibro Takes Flight is her first solo collection of poems. A vivid account of living with fibromyalgia, these poems are honest expressions of her intimate struggles, her raw emotions, her challenges as an artist and a writer and her views of life through myriad perspectives. They also explore how art and poetry help her cope with her invisible illness and how she finds treasures through these periods, finding peace and acceptance in overcoming the darkness in her life.
Her contemplations celebrate life in all its colours, including grief, identity crisis and the simple pleasures of daily living.
This is a book where chronic pain in mind, body, heart and soul meets meaning, purpose and hope.