Milk and Honey
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Milk and Honey

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milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose, deals with a different pain, heals a different heartache. milk and honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.

Title:Milk and Honey
Edition Language:English
ISBN:1502784270
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:204 pages

    Milk and Honey Reviews

  • Amanda
    Mar 26, 2016

    if you only read one book of poetry during your lifetime, it NEEDS to be this one. ...

  • Whitney Atkinson
    Jul 11, 2016

    If I could sum up my thoughts about this book, it would just be, "Oh."Honestly, very underwhelming. I'm not sure why people go crazy about this book and say it's gorgeous and it's their favorite book,...

  • Lauren
    Aug 08, 2016

    maybethese poems are justwordsrandomly separatedby hitting enteror maybeI just don't get poetrytrigger warnings: rape, abuse...

  • Natalie
    Dec 28, 2016

    milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a differ...

  • Ariel
    Dec 29, 2016

    2016 was a year of poetry for me. I read more poetry than I ever have before, I wrote more poetry than I knew I was capable of, and I even started performing poetry. Milk and Honey was one of the cata...

  • Elle Wilson
    Jan 27, 2016

    While Rupi Kaur seems very passionate and while I agree with her politics, content, and message, that doesn't make this writing very good. Some of the poems are excellent and will draw you in, but mai...

  • Jessie
    Feb 26, 2016

    I read this in a bookshop. I wanted to give it zero stars. It's not poetry. It's shamefully derivitive and doesn't employ any poetic devices except for the most cliched - and not to positive effect. R...

  • Raeleen Lemay
    Sep 02, 2016

    Well that was underwhelming. I don't really like poetry that much to begin with, but I was so curious about this book after seeing so many people loving it, so I decided to give it a go. I was expecti...

  • Cooper Carrington
    Oct 30, 2015

    your poetryis almost as terribleas your love life...

  • Thomas
    Jun 15, 2016

    milk and honey tore through my analytical mind and burrowed deep into my ultra-sensitive soul. It slayed all my emotions, my feminist desires, and my love for vulnerable writing. I may not know a lot ...

About Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a writer and artist based in Toronto, Canada. With a focus in poetry, she released her first book of prose and poems in November 2014. Throughout her poetry, photography, illustrations, and creative direction she engages with themes of femininity, love, loss, trauma, and healing. When she is not writing or creating art, she is travelling internationally to perform her spoken word poet