When the Dark Spoke to Me

A profound poetry collection shrouded in tenderness and empathy, created to comfort the growing pains we all experience in life.

Teen breakout poet Christabelle Grace Marbun brings her latest collection When the Dark Spoke to Me to life through words wise beyond her years. Her uniquely positive perspective on life, death, and everything in between makes this book equally as comforting as it is compelling. Marbun’s exceptional thoughtfulness is evident in every word she pens––her messages of hope and her effortless optimism are sure to inspire every person who touches this book.

About the Author

Christabelle Marbun (She/They) was born and raised in Jakarta, Indonesia and currently resides in California. Christabelle has starred in over 100 movies and was nominated for Best Child Actor in the Indonesian Oscars for the Indonesian Film Festival in heart of her home country Jakarta. After writing and self-publishing two poetry collections at just 16 years old, her first book, The Hard Part is Living, hit the #1 Amazon Bestsellers List in Asian Poetry. Christabelle writes about trauma, pain, heartbreak, and healing and, through her art, she has slowly found a way to fall in love with being alive again.

Keep in touch with Christabelle on their social media: @christabellemarbun on Instagram and @confusedchristabelle on TikTok.

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