Breaking into Butterflies: A Collection of Poetry
In her powerful poetic debut, Miranda Kulig explores and questions the darkest and brightest parts of being human through the metamorphosis of caterpillar to butterfly. Told in four groundbreaking chapters, Breaking into Butterflies resonates with readers through imaginative, insightful, and inspirational bursts of prose about losing, searching, breaking, and finding yours...more
Beautiful. Stunning. Gripping. Amazing.
Boring words, in other words. Tired words. Words I've used used hundreds of times to the point that I'm not even sure I remember what they mean. Something good, of course. I only use them for things that I love. But somehow Breaking into Butterflies deserves better than my praise-weary adjectives.
I want to try some new ones. Bear with me.
Accessible. Relatable. Soul-soothing. Interes ...more
Many people described this book to me as powerful and moving. And, to an extent, it was. At least, the idea of it was.
There were some gorgeous pieces in this book that were artistic and moving on the page. There was an emotion and vibrance to the theme and the voice of the author portraying it. There was a sinceri ...more
Let me tell you that reading this was amazing. I couldn't help but read so much at once but I just didn't want it to end so quickly. These poems are so beautiful and nothing but truth and real emotion. Every line makes you understand what Miranda felt with the gorgeous, intricate descriptions. The unusual but interesting format and wording are incredible. It's something you could relate to and really understand in your heart.
I can not pick a favorite part. I know th ...more
Visually provocative, eloquent and authentic, BiB stirs the heart and tantalizes the mind. When I read the final poem, the great ...more
I'll be honest there were a few times I felt that the same metaphors were stretched over a span of four or so poems and I just wanted something new. My mouth was watering awaiting her description with vivid, crisp, and illuminating language.
Beyond that, she wrote a beautiful, relatable book into existence. I thank her for sharing her vulnerable, p ...more
When she isn’t writing, Miranda can be found cuddling adorable babies, drinking Starbucks at Target, watching suns ...more