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

  • Lauren (Lauren Reads YA)
    Aug 08, 2016

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

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 ...

  • Elyse
    Jul 30, 2016

    Breathtaking - Brutal - BeautifulRupi Kaur's poetry is unlike traditional poetry. For one thing - this small book feels like a graphic poetry novel. Many of the pages had a familiar 'looking-style' wh...

  • Es Summer
    Jun 26, 2016

    "How is it so easy for you to be kind to people he asked.milk and honey dripped from my lips as I answered. cause people have not been kind to me." What an amazing sad little book.Milk and honey is ...