Milk and Honey

Milk and Honey

by Rupi Kaur


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ISBN-13: 9781449474256
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publication date: 10/06/2015
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 70
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

when she was five her mother handed her a paintbrush and said - draw your heart out. rupi kaur views her life as an exploration of that artistic journey. through her poetry and illustrations she engages with love loss trauma healing and femininity. for rupi writing has always been a collective experience. at the age of seventeen she began sharing her work. the stage was her first love and spoken word is where she found her voice. rupi pursued her love for language by studying rhetoric at the university of waterloo. she began working on her first collection milk and honey which eventually became a new york times bestseller. rupi’s passion is expression. for her that expression is taking many forms. her photography and art direction are brought to various spaces around the world and her poetry and prose are breaking international boundaries.

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milk and honey 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 109 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I LOVE this book! When I saw the reviews before getting it I thought some people were exaggerating but no, it is actually that good. I highly recommend it!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Reaches into the intellectual, emotional and spiritual reaches of one's life. Impossible to remain unmoved
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This booked touched me. It was a wonderful read.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is a nice book. Reminds me of this one: Check out that one as well. Nice story of phases and all.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
utterly unoriginal treatment of very common ideas—grade-school level poetry, seriously.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Accurate description of true feelings
feather_lashes More than 1 year ago
OMG I feel that all things womanhood are validated. The struggle, the heartbreak, the beauty, THE STRENGTH. I loved every...single...word. My favorite quote: “if you were born with the weakness to fall you were born with the strength to rise”
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Bought for my tween on advice of store clerk. My daughter gave it back and said it was inappropriate. I couldn't believe it . I told him I didn't want any whiny or depressed poetry. It should come with a parental rating. It's getting returned, next time I'll be more thorough.
TheLiteraryPhoenix More than 1 year ago
Poetry is very personal. The most celebrated poets may light your soul on fire.  Or they may not speak to you at all.  Reviewing poetry is a very personal experience as well, and you should never take a blogger or reviewer's opinion on poetry as law.  Read a poem by the poet in question.  Find out if they make you come alive. With that said, I have to be honest - I didn't love Milk and Honey.  Rupi Kaur is a highly celebrated modern, feminist poet.  Her poetry reaches a lot of people.  She's raw and real.  But the words didn't reach me.  And that's okay, you know?  The nice thing about poetry really is that things that don't appeal to me are perfect for someone else! There were a few poems that I thought were lovely, but mostly the subject matter was something I couldn't relate to.  And that's okay too - the first section in particular is something I don't want to relate to.  I like her modern style and the brevity of most of her work. I still recommend you give Rupi Kaur's work a try - whether that's Milk and Honey or another one of her books.  You may find her poetry is exactly what you're looking for.  It just didn't work for me.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is full of sincerity whether describing the highs or lows of life. It left me feeling hopeful and optimistic.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book sends a reminder to us all to be loving of everyone and to be grateful for the small things in life. It reminds people that pain will always be in your life, but so will happiness. I was moved throughout the book and will definitely give this book a reread.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The best book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I recommend this book to everyone, especial someone young because they can reflect.
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Anonymous 3 months ago
Good book for first time poetry readers
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Anonymous 3 months ago
I was excited to read this after seeing great reviews and hearing others talk about it, plus I love and write poetry myself. But I did not like this book overall. There were several poems I really enjoyed and I loved the message behind most of them, but I really didn't like that most of the poems were actually just sentences. It felt very incomplete to me. I'm not sure that I would recommend this because there is so much amazing poetry out there and for me, this really misses the mark. I think that because there are a lot of good messages, I would maybe recommend it for someone who doesn't enjoy poetry. I have started reading another book by the same author and I'm liking it more though.
Anonymous 4 months ago
I really wanted to get this book but when I went inside barnes and noble it cost 14.93 why does it cost 8.93 on the website...?
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SleepDreamWrite 11 months ago
This was an interesting. A lot of emotions in this one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She’s strong, clever and soothing. This is a great book for all women and all real men.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I would love to read more