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Milk and Honey
Milk and Honey | Rupi Kaur
The book is divided 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.
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Crimson613
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5/5 🌟 I decided to pick this one up because it looked familiar and was in the #poetry section. I ended up LOVING IT. It's such a #powerful book about #love #relationships (#romantic #sex #familial) and about #selflove and #bodypositivity!! And Kaur does such a beautiful narration that really makes you stop and just Listen! #nonfiction

#nfnov @Clwojick @rsteve388

Clwojick I love all of her books! Even if I can‘t personally relate to all of the topics, I still love the rhythm of her words. ♥️ 3w
Crimson613 @Clwojick I need to read more of them! 😊 3w
rsteve388 6 pts 3w
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Crimson613
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rsteve388 1 pt 3w
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IuliaCG
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“i thank the universe
for taking away
everything it has taken
and giving to me
everything it is giving

balance“

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Pricel101
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I am a #booknerd and embrace solitude and quiet. i love the artwork but am only giving this popular poetry ⭐️⭐️ I was moved by #thehurt but the remaining sections were obvious or maybe I‘m too old to appreciate her writing 🙏

#poetry
#milkandhoney
#readathon

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Rupi
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Book #43

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JoScho
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ornatelyplain
Milk and Honey | Rupi Kaur

what terrifies me most is how we
foam at the mouth with envy
when others succeed
but sigh in relief
when they are failing

our struggle to
celebrate each other is
what‘s proven most difficult
in being human

Trashcanman How true, very beautiful. Thank you for sharing. 2mo
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1ReVeluvY
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Poetry, Feminism, Young Adult Fiction
2019 09 19
2019 09 21
This was recommended just a few years back and I wanted to see what the hype was about.
It is a collection of Rupi Kaur's poems that tell readers about a person's experience of hurting, loving, breaking, and healing. (check comment)
“i am water
soft enough to offer life
tough enough
to drown it away“ (127)
“i am losing parts of you like i lose eyelashes
unknowingly and everywhere“ (125)

1ReVeluvY I think the poetry novel is understood more for readers that have a good level of maturity. I expected more however. The author likes to state ideas already stated but is expressed in another way. There are some poems that were accurate and the rest made me want to skip it. 2mo
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ReVeluvY
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Poetry, Feminism, Young Adult Fiction
2019 09 19
2019 09 21
This was recommended just a few years back and I wanted to see what the hype was about.
It is a collection of Rupi Kaur's poems that tell readers about a person's experience of hurting, loving, breaking, and healing. (check comment)
“i am water
soft enough to offer life
tough enough
to drown it away“ (127)
“i am losing parts of you like i lose eyelashes
unknowingly and everywhere“ (125)

ReVeluvY I think the poetry novel is understood more with readers that have a good level of maturity. I expected more however. The author likes to state ideas already stated but is expressed in another way. There are some poems that were accurate and the rest made me want to skip it. (edited) 2mo
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MxrleyMxe
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Pickpick

Took a break from reading the secrets we keep to re-read this book again.. I really like this author and have ordered another book from her. It‘s so weird, if you look online you can see singular pages of the books, but when you read it from cover to cover you see how all of these quotes turn into a story. One of the things that spoke to me was “people go, but how they left, always stays.”
Overall I‘m glad I got the book

Cfischbuch I like what you have selected. Nice choice. 2mo
MrsBabki Oh wow! We have to talk - one of my favorite books. Well done, kiddo! 2mo
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WhatWouldJaneDo
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Panpan

I thought this was everywhere b/c it's Really Good Poetry, then I heard on a podcast it's really that she had a huge Instagram following so I finally read it and... Yep. A few nice poems and I agree with much of the sentiment but mostly it reads like an early aughts Melo-journal (anyone else remember those?) Glad when I decided to read more poetry I started with Sabrina Benhaim and Olivia Gatwood instead.

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Thedestinydyer
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If you‘re going through a breakup or questioning your self worth, I think this book is for you! Its good when you need to read in short burst and not a whole binge book.

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hissingpotatoes
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Bailedbailed

1/5⭐ I could tell the words meant a lot to the author, but there was too much missing to connect. It felt much more like a diary with entries contextualized solely to the writer's life. I appreciated some of the points/messages, particularly in the first part, but the almost stream-of-consciousness format didn't read like poetry at all. (Admittedly, Natasha Trethewey's mindblowing collections might have ruined me of all other poetry.)

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IndoorDame
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TheSpineView Love Kaur! 💜 3mo
Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks ❤️❤️❤️ 3mo
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mgdenmark
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Mehso-so

Started very dark the continued to get lighter as the book progressed.

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Abbeybee
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I love this because it‘s something I struggle with and I know tons of women struggle with.

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calciumkels
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“how you love yourself is how you teach others to love you”—— oof. Right in the feels!

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Margot0817
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Grab a blanket and some tea or coffee and get ready to take some time and sit and reflect upon each poem. Each one will hit you differently than the last and each sldeserves some time for proper reflection.

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Clwojick
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🔸#UglyLocationChallenge : Walmart‘s furniture department.

Robothugs 😂😂 4mo
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AngieKWilson
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In the mood for poetry? Reading this on a lazy Sunday until it‘s finished. #journeyofsurviving #lovepoetry #somedarkness

AngieKWilson “losing you was the becoming of myself” 4mo
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MartinaLove
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YES!!! 😁

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Sg1224
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Pickpick

I thought these were finger nail clippings when I first turned to the page, as a nail-biter. Haha
❤️the poetry and emotional vulnerability Rupi chose to display. Will forever be on my list of favorites, thanks @mngraham !

mngraham I'm glad you enjoyed it! 4mo
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brit91
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💙💛💚💛💙💛💚

TheSpineView Wise words! 💝 5mo
texasgirl Good advice 5mo
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brit91
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Time...💖💖💖💖

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brit91
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💜🧡💛💚💙❤

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brit91
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Love this!!!

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brit91
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Something to remember!

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brit91
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Balance.....

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brit91
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🌊🌊🌊🌊💖💖💖

Alwaysbeenaloverofbooks 💗💗💗 5mo
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DogHairDontCare
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amaziiiingggg poetry

SW-T Good stuff in this volume 🙂 Have you read the 5mo
Leftcoastzen Welcome to Litsy!👋 5mo
rretzler Welcome to Litsy!📖 5mo
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StillLookingForCarmenSanDiego Welcome to Litsy 💖📖💖 5mo
CoffeeNBooks Welcome to Litsy! 📚 5mo
Eggs Welcome to Litsy 📚🤗 4mo
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ChrysFey
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ChrysFey
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It has been a long time since I‘ve posted here. Sorry! But I‘m back!

#litsy #litten #feminist #feminism

Itchyfeetreader Welcome back - hope you have been ok ? 5mo
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jen_the_scribe
Milk and Honey | Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur's words are simple and yet packed with emotion. She implies so much, words that resonate, without complicating the poems. Beautiful collection of poetry.

TheSpineView Agree!! 5mo
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Elizabethholly7
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I don't read poetry very often but I think I will start. I enjoyed this so much. It spoke to me in so many ways like an understanding friend and I so very deeply needed this book. I needed it. It held me when I needed to be held. Thank you Rupi Kaur.

SW-T It was good. Also liked this one 5mo
Palimpsest Very nice review 5mo
Elizabethholly7 I can wait to check that out. 5mo
SW-T A belated Welcome to Litsy! 😊 5mo
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girlwiththeglasses
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My kind of date♥️♥️

RaimeyGallant Lovely. 5mo
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rather_be_reading
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I have the chance to see Rupi Kaur!!

SW-T 🥳🥳🥳 6mo
minkyb Nice! 6mo
TheSpineView Sweet! 6mo
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JMEdwards
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Mehso-so

I love how forthright and honest she is in her work. I found her second book even more compelling. I wonder if she's working on a third?

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TheSpineView
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JoScho
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GripLitGrl 😍😍 6mo
marleed I love this quote! 6mo
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Shemac77
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Pickpick

Beautiful. Absolutely beautiful.

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Shemac77
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Morning reading.

Buechersuechtling Beautiful photo. 6mo
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bewareofwords
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Mehso-so

Getting ready for a weekend out of town, so I decided to finish this one today too. I don‘t read poetry often, so I was disappointed that it wasn‘t my thing. It had some amazing moments, but I thought it was too focused on sexuality to have the depth it was trying to portray.
#bookishbingo: Begins with M

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KatieDid927
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This was right up my alley. In all the ways.

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KatieDid927
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1. Selfie in my baseball shirt I just happened to be wearing the day the Mets signed Jacob deGrom for five more years! 🙌🏼
2. Tagged!
3. #ctlitsymeetup and other CT adventures with @j9brown !
4. Right now pretty all over the place. Warm, sunny and humid one minute then cold and rainy the next.
5. Not sure? Probably fast food on the road to CT.

#friYAYintro @howjessreads

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thelibrocubicultarist
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Mehso-so

The art was nice no doubt, and a few of the poems where well written. Didn't loved the entire pages but still marked a few. 🌟🌟🌟

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vumblereads
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vumblereads
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I‘m on a reading slump 😕 trying to find a book that‘ll pick me back up

revenge4porgy What would Kinky Do? By Kinky Friedman 7mo
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Nlp1993
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‘You might not have been my first love but you were the love that made all the other loves irrelevant‘ 🥛🐝

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Zmohammad
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This (P), NY Times Bestseller, would be good for AS. The book includes the authors personal life events within the poetry. It can be beneficial in the classroom for students to evaluate and dissect the meaning of the poetry. UDL strategy (3.3)Guide information processing and ESOL 11. Place language in meaningful context can be used to help students analyze the poetry to complete AS. #LAE3414sp19

Zmohammad This website provides author background and many more resources to help with the AS 7mo
ha_kaye The topics in this book would be great for middle to high schoolers but it is such a great poetry book! the artwork is simple yet beautiful 7mo
kennedimartin I have heard Milk and Honey is a great book and I‘m adding it to me to be read pile! 7mo
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mluter I absolutely love this book! I love reading it before bed every night! 7mo
ally11301 I‘ve always wanted to have/read this book! Great poetry choice. I would use with older students though! Great pick me up book :) 7mo
Olsonashley19 I've seen this and have been wanting to read! Thanks for sharing and it's interesting to see how this can be used in the classroom. 7mo
Kcallihan I love this book!! I think it would be a very good book for older students because it talks about deep concepts/life issues that could be addressed in the classroom! 7mo
karamank I absolutely love this book. It made me fall in love with poetry and is so relatable. Thanks for sharing! 7mo
cwright I definitely think this would be a good addition to a classroom but I never thought about K-6 — if I remember correctly some of the themes are more mature, but sometimes 5/6 graders are ready for that I think! 7mo
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