Rupi Kaur is an inspiration // Milk and Honey Review

Milk and Honey was the best poetry book I have ever read.

As an amateur poet myself, seeing Rupi Kaur, a young woman only 5 years older than me write a book that was able to connect with, and touch the hearts of so many people is truly inspiring.

Reading poetry helps me find inspiration in my own writings, and also connect with the content the author is trying to convey.

I have never enjoyed reading a poet’s pieces as much as I enjoyed reading Rupi Kaur’s. The rhythm she gives her poems fits perfectly with the emotion she tries to show in the corresponding poems. This is shown evident in her spoken word poetry performances. The rhythm given to the words she speaks is almost like a mesmerizing song. But these poems are different than most I read. I am actually able to feel so many emotions reading the different chapters in her book, “Milk and Honey.” Her poems allowed me to connect with them on a deep, emotional level, and I found myself not able to put down the book! I just keep reading and reading through.

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I’ll need time to heal

Although it’s hard for me to admit – it’s true

These past nine months all I’ve done is thought of you

I’ve tried talking to other guys, but it was no surprise

When none of them even compared to you and your eyes

Now that you’re home

I still feel alone

I’m confused about how you feel

Just tell me –  I’ll need time to heal