Undiagnosed

A Poem about Endometriosis

Maggie Bowyer
1 min readNov 9, 2021

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Photo by Ava Sol on Unsplash

It takes an average of 7–10 years to get an Endometriosis diagnosis despite the condition affecting over 200 million people worldwide. It took Maggie 13 years to get a diagnosis after the first symptoms began.

Undiagnosed

All the little bits
Of pain scattered
Through my body
Like a vase
Was shattered
Inside of me.
Like my heart was
Knocked…

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Maggie Bowyer

Freelance writer. UNGODLY, WHEN I BLEED: POEMS ABOUT ENDOMETRIOSIS and more