Milk and Honey is a poetry book written by Rupi Kaur. This is a collection of poetry and prose book about survival. The book Milk and Honey is also about violence, abuse, love, loss and feminism.
About Milk and Honey
Milk and Honey is a New York Times Best Seller book. The book is divided into four chapters and each chapter serves a different purpose. In a vivid language the author has mentioned how it feels to be alone, broken, loved, lost, and healed also to be stronger on one’s own.
Who shall read the book?
Though the book’s language is quite simple it addresses some of the darkest emotions of human heart. If one gets lost in his/her feelings and thoughts, gets him/her ponder over certain things then this book is highly recommendable to them.
Chapters in Milk and Honey
It is divided into four chapters. They are the hurting, the loving, the breaking and the healing. Each chapter deals with steps of relationship with someone as well as with oneself.
Look of the book
The book contains small poetries with different drawings which add a beauty to the book. The cover is alluring.
I admired the simple writing of the book. I believe this is a sweet book with sweet words in it that would definitely fascinate the readers specifically women in my opinion. The book is sometimes erotic, poignant, powering and celebrations of all the amazing qualities of women.
Lines from the book
“Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself.”
“Women like you drown oceans.”
“The thing about writing is I can’t tell if it’s healing or destroying.”
“What I miss most is how you loved me.”