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Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur
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bookshelves: read-2019, poetry

i read The Sun and Her Flowers last year so i was quite keen to read the author's first collection too! And while i do think i preferred bk 2...this was still a beautiful read. i used to hate reading poetry in highschool but this? this is the kind i like, very thoughtful, very vulnerable. the story shares so much of the author's pain, the trauma she's been through. and there were just some lines i particularly loved: like how she dismantled the "not like the other girls" line (let's never here it again, thx) and also when she said she is in lust and in love with the act of creating words and art. i just really loved that.
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Reading Progress

November 17, 2017 – Shelved
November 17, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
May 26, 2019 –
page 50
24.51% "sometimes i think about how this vulnerable poetry collection by an author who originally selfpublished has been added on goodreads by over half-a-million people...
...and i am rather in awe"
May 26, 2019 – Shelved as: read-2019
May 26, 2019 – Shelved as: poetry
May 27, 2019 – Started Reading
May 27, 2019 – Finished Reading

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