The book Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur entails a series of poems that speaks to all. This book consists of four chapters with different areas of pain and different ways of healing the pain. These poems provide different meanings to each reader. What seems to be a short meaningless poem, often catches the hearts of many.

Many poems seemed to act as inspirational quotes. It takes readers through times of hardships, however, it displays that there is always light at the end of the tunnel. Kaur’s scars are seen within these poems and readers must feel honored facing them. Kaur speaks to those women that are tired of feeling ashamed of their looks and passions. Kaur is a poet of the 21st century, so she has the ability to connect with those growing up in this society.

There are various black and white visuals throughout the book as well. Readers will get pulled in into the experience the book has to offer. The beauty of this book consists of openness, chaos, integrity, etc. Milk and Honey is a quick read and I am sure it will swipe you right off your feet.

-Regine

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