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the sun and her flowers

byRupi Kaur

Paperback | October 3, 2017

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From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one’s roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself.

Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms.

this is the recipe of life
said my mother
as she held me in her arms as i wept
think of those flowers you plant
in the garden each year
they will teach you
that people too
must wilt
fall
root
rise
in order to bloom
Rupi Kaur is a #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator of two collections of poetry. She started drawing at the age of five when her mother handed her a paintbrush and said—draw your heart out. Rupi views her life as an exploration of that artistic journey. After completing her degree in rhetoric and professional writing, ...
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Title:the sun and her flowersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.75 × 5 × 0.7 inPublished:October 3, 2017Publisher:Simon & SchusterLanguage:English

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Little Pick-Me-Ip This book is perfect to carry with you for when you have a quiet moment. I love the emotion in the poetry.
Date published: 2018-08-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful I had to purchase this after reading Milk and Honey, it touched my soul. Kaur never ceases to create beauty in her words out of pain.
Date published: 2018-08-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Wonderful Beautifully written poetry that is sure to stay with you
Date published: 2018-08-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Perfect! It's the perfect pick up book. It has something that suits any mood!
Date published: 2018-08-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Poetry Book I am not an avid poetry reader, but I really enjoyed this work by Rupi Kaur. Easy to understand, emotional poems. I would recommend for those who love poetry. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book Favourite book to keep in my purse and read here and there when I have some time to kill or for sitting down and powering through page after page. Love the illustrations throughout
Date published: 2018-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful! I didn't think the second one could top the first but it did!! The second book spoke to me on a much deeper level than Milk & Honey. I was so captivated throughout the entire book.
Date published: 2018-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful I have reread this book over and over again, its truly life changing and got me through so many hard times in my life.
Date published: 2018-08-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from dark but empowering not as good as i was expecting ,but like always her books are empowering with a little darkness to them
Date published: 2018-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Empowering and inspiring Rupi Kaur makes my heart melt with an abundance of emotions I didn't even know were capable of getting mixed up together. Her talk of multi-ethnicity, immigration, motherhood and empowerment were beautiful. Absolutely eye-opening and wonderful! Whether they're relatable topics or not for you, I think this is worth a read.The remaining feel-good sensation after finishing this book makes the read so worth it!
Date published: 2018-08-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Really good! Not as good as some of Rupi Kaur's other work that I've read, but would still recommend.
Date published: 2018-08-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from outstanding! After reading the first one I wasn't too excited to read this one. I thought the first book was over hyped, but I was so wrong. The second book was so much more and spoke to me on such a deeper level than milk & honey.
Date published: 2018-08-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointing I liked the first one, but I couldnt even get through this one.
Date published: 2018-08-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I wanted to love this I sincerely wanted to love this. It is adorably titled and sized and the idea of a small pocket poetry book appealed to me. But it made me feel out of touch. I'm 32, with a 10 year old and a pretty established life and this book of poetry was mostly about falling in love and those intense center-of-the-universe feelings that accompany young love. Teens are 20-somethings, I think ,would enjoy this book.
Date published: 2018-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heart-wrenching, Powerful, and Healing I love reading poems and seeing how words can be used in so many different ways to convey a certain meaning. I thoroughly enjoyed 'Milk and Honey', and I believe Kaur has done it again with this book. As I read each page, it felt as if I were reading an elaborate story while on a roller coaster of emotions. This book describes the process of breakup, love, and healing beautifully through the poetry that is Rupi Kaur's.
Date published: 2018-08-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing I don't usually like poetry books but absolutely thrilled I bought this one!
Date published: 2018-08-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from better than i expected for some reason i wasn't all excited about this book at first, but did decided to give it a chance. however, i was not at all disappointed. i really loved this collection of poetry, and the images that it came with were beautiful. i found this book to hit me on a personal level, and overall very powerful.
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely After reading Milk and Honey I could not wait to read The Sun and Her Flowers, I even pre-ordered it! Yet again the book was full of beautiful, soul-touching poems; all the anticipation was well worth it. Rupi Kaur is now one of my favourite poets (:
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Eye-Opening Work While I did not relate to much of the content on a personal level, Rupi Kaur's poems and illustrations are nonetheless beautiful and worthy of the reading time. Kaur has a true gift in using simple words and arranging them into sentences I would have never imagined, bring these simple words to life and creating vivid imagery. Sun and Her Flowers comes highly recommended to reader's of all ages and abilities (with discretion in regards to the content) given the inspiring themes and simple style.
Date published: 2018-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Beautiful Book This book is well balanced and was a great read, I never got tired of flipping through the same pages over and over again.
Date published: 2018-07-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it!!! I recommend this book to anyone going through difficult times
Date published: 2018-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great! it's relatable and powerful and i love rupi kaur's work
Date published: 2018-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing This book made me smile and cry. It is such a beautiful and pure read!
Date published: 2018-07-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful Rupi Kaur is an amazing poet. I absolutely love her work.
Date published: 2018-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Brilliant! Rupi Kaur's poetry in ''The Sun and Her Flowers'' is beautifully written. The author weighs each word with care to paint thought-provoking imagery. In this collection, Rupi Kaur demonstrates the power of vulnerability. #PlumReviews
Date published: 2018-07-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another beautiful read! I read Milk and Honey almost a year ago and I was really excited to hear that Rupi Kaur was coming out with another book so I pre-ordered this book way back. I finally had time to read it this week and thought that it was another beautiful read but in a different way from the first one. I like the overall flower theme that still ties in with the more specific themes of loss, love and healing. Again, you can tell that the author has left her heart on the pages of this powerful poetry collection and many poems are relatable. If I were to compare the two poetry collections she has written, I think I still love Milk and Honey more - that one really left me in awe and thinking about it for days after but this one was also worth the read.
Date published: 2018-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great read A great read with many interesting and overarching themes that come together poignantly at the end.
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love her I recommend this book to anyone going through difficult times
Date published: 2018-07-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Interesting themes The author explores some interesting topics in this follow up to Milk & Honey. It is a compelling read but still something was lacking that I couldn't quite put my finger on.
Date published: 2018-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! I recently discovered Rupi Kaur and her first book, Milk and Honey. I rushed to get The Sun and her Flowers and instantly dove in. Her words are like mirrors, reflecting the beauty and pain in our own lives. Perfection!
Date published: 2018-07-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! Must Read. Her poems and her story is powerful. There is a mix of grief, sadness, happiness and joy. Her words were raw, authentic and emotional. Her words really resonated with me. She does an amazing job conveying through only a few words a sea of emotions and thoughts.
Date published: 2018-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing! Bought this a few weeks ago and have loved it! although i finished it in a day i love going back and re-reading it when i have time
Date published: 2018-07-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful 4.5 stars Even better than Milk and Honey I find.
Date published: 2018-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Honest and raw - beautifully written! Rupi Kaur is an inspiration. Her words are honest and she is not afraid to tell her story. Her pieces speak about life, the good and the bad. Do yourself a favour and pick this up, you will not be disappointed.
Date published: 2018-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Outstanding Outstanding I enjoyed this book just as much as milk and honey. You should pick this book up for sure.
Date published: 2018-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it My second book of poems from Kaur, and it didn´t disappoint. People can easily relate to her experience and find true in them.
Date published: 2018-07-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lovely Poetry I love the way Rupi Kaur writes about her experience and the different formats of poems in the book.
Date published: 2018-06-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Indifferent I read it because of all the hype and I wasn't disappointed. It has some lovely poetry discussing important topics, but it watered down at certain points in my opinion.
Date published: 2018-06-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Teaching Resource that is Relatable and an Important Read A great follow-up to Rupi's first book. It may not speak to everyone, but it speaks to so many which is all that matters! A great teaching resource for senior level students (male and female) to understand a perspective on consent, beauty standards, love and so much more.
Date published: 2018-06-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Written for me! I bought this for my birthday and i loved it, i finished it in a day!
Date published: 2018-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Dumbfounding I am dumbfounded. Rupi Kaur is unafraid. This is beautiful and honest and HARSH. But in all perfect ways. Extraordinary. Already read it twice.
Date published: 2018-06-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A softer side This follow-up to Milk and Honey is a bit of a softer and less raw compilation. Equally sensitive and important to read, but also reflective of a period of healing and renewal. A really lovely read.
Date published: 2018-06-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Overrated Feelings evoked are from recognizing her stylistic brand, don't think the poetry's particularly remarkable. Faux-exotic enough to market and doesn't seem authentic. Wouldn't recommend.
Date published: 2018-06-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Powerful Really powerful, insightful, bittersweet. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I really enjoyed this. This is a book I keep by my bedside for when I need my daily dose of beautiful words. I love this collection. While I can't relate to some of the poems about heartbreak as much, I still love how the words melt together into this world we've all been forced into before.
Date published: 2018-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome! I would describe this as touching, insightful, reflective. Great for curling up wth a cup of tea.
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MUST MUST READ very deep and meaningful ! so well written and sketched , I read this book all the time and its really touching .
Date published: 2018-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Phenomenal Deep, insightful, and powerful. This collection of short poems is cultural and personal; something each of us can cherish at different levels.
Date published: 2018-06-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from great quick read! This book was a great quick read! The illustrations are so simple BUT that words are so touching!
Date published: 2018-06-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Poetry that connects with you Great selection of poetry that is easy to read and understand. Received from my mom and I love it! #plumreview
Date published: 2018-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Enjoyable Another beautiful set of poetry from Rupi Karr. I love how she created the book into a journey of growth.
Date published: 2018-06-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing! Loved this book, although there were some poems that felt sloppy, the majority were amazing and relatable.
Date published: 2018-06-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The Sun and Her Flowers If you liked Milk and Honey Kaur will no dissapoint with her next book.
Date published: 2018-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifully written I enjoyed reading this book. Very powerful. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-06-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this! I bought this book a few months ago and finished it in a few days. Worth the read!
Date published: 2018-06-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved the first one a bit more This book was amazingly written and I love it to the moon, but the first one was a tad bit more interesting.
Date published: 2018-06-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Extremely Relatable it's crazy how much one can relate to the poems in this book, especially teens!
Date published: 2018-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from amazing there is such thought and spirit in this book, just leaves you raw. Was a huge fan of Milk and Honey, but have to say that is somehow even better. Her beautiful way of approaching real world issues such as racism, parenthood and being a first gen is just amazing.
Date published: 2018-05-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My favourite. Oooh all the feels. I cannot even put into words how I feel about this book. Incredible
Date published: 2018-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MUST READ Such a good book! Poetries are not hard to understand.
Date published: 2018-05-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding My first poetry book after a big heartbreak and this really connected with me. I loved it and I felt like I was understood, I find that this one was better than Milk and Honey
Date published: 2018-05-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from i loved this highly recommended, was able to finish it in one day
Date published: 2018-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Eloquent This is the first I've read of her works, and I really liked it. Her writing is beautifully organized, and has this great type of profound eloquence; her words are simple ones, and yet they describe feelings and emotions so accurately. I find her writing powerful. She has an aesthetic taste to her words. Her writing speaks of real things, and she does it directly; its easy to understand what she is talking about, and she speaks of things we have all felt one way or another. I recommend this read if you like poetry which speaks to the heart and about things not easily spoken of, and you have an open mind.
Date published: 2018-05-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Pretty Good Not as good as her first, but still some great work
Date published: 2018-05-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from pretty good bought the first one and i absolutely loved it, but to me, this one just didn't pull me in as well as the other did
Date published: 2018-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FAVOURITE book! I am in love with these poems! It is content most people can relate to and understand the emotion.
Date published: 2018-05-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this book! I bought this on a whim and I'm so glad I did. This book was chalked full of humor, sadness, yearning, and grief. It showed the story of a strong woman's struggles and acceptance with herself; a book that every woman should read. Two thumbs up!
Date published: 2018-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love it these peom say the backstories to and everyone i know love it
Date published: 2018-05-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beautiful! i love this book because the poems are very deep and there is so much backstory to it but at the same time everyone can read it but view it and relate to it differently. Amazing back and author.
Date published: 2018-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE I cannot get enough of this book. It is so amazing...I think I have read it about 3 times already.
Date published: 2018-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love! So happy I read this. If you love poetry you'll love this
Date published: 2018-04-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Captivating Was never much into poetry but this book really changed my interests and open my mind to various types of literature
Date published: 2018-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mesmerizing and captivating. A great set of poems that will have you feeling so many different emotions, you can relate to each and every poem in more than one way. Each poem is captivating and the stories and backgrounds for each are mesmerizing and engaging. A definite must read for the summer.
Date published: 2018-04-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Kaur 2.0 is pretty darn good! After loving milk & honey I bought this right away when it was released. I felt it didn't have the same magic as milk & honey... and almost felt like the leftover poems that were bundled into a new collection. However, Kaur still has great things to say and I enjoyed the read!
Date published: 2018-04-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from More of the same Isn't all that different from her first book, it even feels a bit washed down
Date published: 2018-04-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Powerful Overhyped but the read was very intriguing and very powerful. First book was better.
Date published: 2018-04-18
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not as strong as her first book While this collection of poems is filled with emotion and contains numerous gems, it's not as strong as her first book of poems. I still enjoyed it but I didn't feel it was significantly different than her first.
Date published: 2018-04-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Powerful but somewhat overrated I really enjoyed reading this but it did not live up to my expectations. It was very hyped up and had heard rave reviews from many people. Still a good read though, and very meaningful.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely! A great follow-up to "Milk and Honey." Kaur brings raw emotion to every single page and provides something everyone can relate to, whether it be stories about a broken or healing heart.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this Really liked how raw and real her first book was, so I figured I'd give this one a try and was not disappointed! Very nice read
Date published: 2018-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful poetry Rupi Kaur continues to please. This second collection of poetry is even better than the first in my opinion, and it was a joy to read. She is relatable, empathetic, and has a way with words. This book is an example of quality poetry, and inspires me to continue to write my poetry.
Date published: 2018-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from one of my favourites! this is the first book that i bought this year. although i do not relate to what is written in the book it still is very interesting for me. im planning to get Milk and Honey and hoping that its just good as this. :)
Date published: 2018-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely Beautifully puts the words you can't say onto paper
Date published: 2018-04-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautifully Worded I resonated with a lot of the poems and stories, very raw and real.
Date published: 2018-04-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome I enjoyed this book comparatively more than the first one by the author.
Date published: 2018-04-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Breathtaking for Some, Bland for a Collective The poetry in this book is at times moving, and is obviously quite sentimental for Kaur. There are several poems in the book that make you feel that you can understand the writer quite well, but for me this is not what poetry is about. I love to read a poem and have to decipher the complexities, to understand what the poet was saying about themselves as well as what they were depicting about humanity. I did not find a meaning that was bellow the surface in many of these poems, they could not be applied to more general situations, and therefor lacked a certain greatness factor. This is not to say that the poems were not charming, as I found many of them to be quite sweet little things that I could appreciate for what they were. The poems are true to their style, and the minimalist artwork is breathtaking. These poems hold much individual meaning, I just wish that they held more meaning for each reader. I would recommend this collection to individuals who are not much interested in poetry, are developing their literary skills, or simply enjoy a straight-forward set of poems.
Date published: 2018-04-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Fortune Cookie Poetry Poetry for people who want the experience of reading Really Deep fortune cookies. Still, thanks for getting millennials into poetry, I guess.
Date published: 2018-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Womanhood made Simple Rupi Kaur really hits it with these poems. In a few words, she really encapsulates the essence of being a woman. Both powerful and emotional. Liked it a bit better than Milk and Honey.
Date published: 2018-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great book Could not put this book down, loved every page of it !
Date published: 2018-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Short & Sweet Another great work of poetry by rupi kaur. quick read but something you'll pick up and come back to on rainy days.
Date published: 2018-03-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful I followed Rupi on Instagram before Milk and Honey came out and I bought that first, loved it. I've been reading this one out loud to my new born and she drifts right off to sleep! It must be the rythem of my voice. Such amazing writing, heals the soul.
Date published: 2018-03-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't go wrong with Rupi I love her poetry and she's awesome. So is this book
Date published: 2018-03-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Felt connected The Sun and Her Flowers is inspirational and powerful. Even though this book is based on Rupi Kaur's own experiences, some of the poems she wrote I had an emotional connection with.
Date published: 2018-03-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Always love Rupi Fantastic writing, i have boughten this many times over as gifts for my friends!
Date published: 2018-03-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Better Better than the first book she put out, but I still don't see the hype. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-03-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Women have everything they need within themselves to conquer the journey we call life Rupi Kaur addresses the uplifting beauty and comfort that relationships can bring to us. However when writing about romantic relationships, Kaur over emphasizes the role of men and how they awaken women. I think men are great but women should be their own Sun and bring brightness in their lives. I love the importance that Rupi Kaur places on self love. It is essential to our lives. An overall great collection of poetry.
Date published: 2018-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Inspirational and empowering I had high expectations going into this after reading Milk & Honey, and was NOT disappointed. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-03-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Inspired Never liked poetry but this book changed my entire point of view on it. Very powerful and emotional.
Date published: 2018-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous This is an absolutely beautiful book. Though the entire book is framed around her own experience, I saw myself in so many of her poems. Amazing work.
Date published: 2018-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Good! Milk & Honey brought me back to this book and it was just as good as I thought it would be
Date published: 2018-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful This book left me feeling things. Powerful yet beautiful
Date published: 2018-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rupi Kaur does it once again After "Milk and Honey", I knew I had to purchase this book. Once again, Kaur has created poems that touch the soul very deeply and has created poems that can be linked to every person. A great add to my personal library.
Date published: 2018-03-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from rupi kaur is wonderful I received this as a gift and it truly leaves you feeling like Rupi's words have magic!
Date published: 2018-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simply beautiful I finished reading this book in one sitting. I'll just say that the whole book hit me hard and almost made me cry. It was so inspiring and it will be a book that will be there for you to read when you need emotional support. I loved it! #plumreview
Date published: 2018-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Filled my soul So beautifully written. Rupi Kaur speaks right to my soul and fills it with such love.
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Enjoyable. Relatable. I've been following Rupi on social media for quite some time. I decided to pick up this book because I found some of her writing relatable. I know it is quite hyped (as is her first book), but it is worth the read in my opinion. I enjoy reading a few pages here and there. I suggest looking at examples of her work online to see if her style is fitting.
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it! I bought this with her first book. Her writing is amazing.
Date published: 2018-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better Than Milk & Honey I loved this second book so much more than the first one! The first one was great and some poems I could relate to, but The Sun and her Flowers had much more of an impact on me. I thoroughly enjoyed this one and find myself rereading it from time to time. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-03-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A little hyped up Not sure what the hype is all about. Good poems, but not very deep.
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from nice read I bought one for a friend and one for my self... its an easy read and enjoyable to read. My friend is into poetry she loved it!
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Equally as great as Milk and Honey I absolutely loved Milk and Honey and I always get the feeling when reading the next book of an author that it didn't touch me as much as the first one. But definitely this was equally as great, the poems were again heartfelt and inspirational, and I definitely connected with the poems since some of the poems had to do with the stage of my life right now! Definitely a must read!
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So powerful Beautifully raw and pure. I love how easy it was to relate to the poems, and the writing style is so unpretentious and REAL, you are reading her emotions. I find her two collections extremely powerful and recommend them to anyone
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Simple There were a few poems and illustrations that I really enjoyed but for the most part was quite simple. All of my favourite poems I had previously seen anyways, on Rupi's instagram page.
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful & Real I love Rupi's writing and how real she is when telling her stories. This book makes you feel a lot of emotions.
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Real and Raw Although I dd not enjoy this poetry collection as much as Milk and Honey, it was still an incredible collection of real and raw emotional poetry written in the most vulnerable way.
Date published: 2018-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful! Just as beautifully written as her first book. It's brutally honest yet really empowering as a woman. Each word felt like it was picked on purpose and strategically placed in each spot. You can tell a lot of work went into this collection and I'm really impressed with how it turned out. I loved how the collection was sectioned off and how it got stronger and more powerful by the end.
Date published: 2018-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great Wonderful read. I think I actually liked it more than Milk & Honey.
Date published: 2018-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Emotional Not to be overdramatic but there was a couple time when reading this book that I had to put it down because I was so overcome with emotion.
Date published: 2018-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Honest and truthful This book is raw and exposes real life issues that most of us are too shy to speak about. This book is quite relatable as I’m sure we’ve all been in tough situations in our lives. This book is so poetic and definitely triggers your emotions!
Date published: 2018-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BEAUTIFUL I bought this book because I loved Milk and Honey so much. Amazing and heartfelt.
Date published: 2018-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from totally recommend this I bought this in December and I have been constantly reading it since. The deep meaning in each page is incredible.
Date published: 2018-02-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it! I normally don't read books like this but seeing as it was getting so popular I knew I had to read it. I love it! There were so many pages where I could really relate to what was being said and she has a great amount of detail on each page. Loved it so much and will be going back to buy her other books.
Date published: 2018-02-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love it Not quite as good as Mlilk and Honey but still worth reading.
Date published: 2018-02-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it Great book. It's poetry, so you can put your own feelings and thoughts into it—and it often made me cry. Usually very beautiful and empowering. So honest I want to quote it all the time.
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful I loved "milk and honey" and I found this to be a great read as well. It's a little bit different than her first book, but powerful and relatable all the same. I saw Rupi Kaur perform while on tour for this book and it was absolutely amazing. I would recommend both of her books.
Date published: 2018-02-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Another amazing read from Rupi. Wonderful book, did not enjoy it as much as Milk and Honey. Milk and Honey is and will always be one of my favourite books, but The Sun and Her Flowers was almost as great. Wonderful author.
Date published: 2018-02-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love this! I love the works of this author. read her first book, had to purchase this one too
Date published: 2018-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good Book Bought this because i loved her other book milk and honey. It was lovely and was more open than her other book.
Date published: 2018-02-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Is this what the kids would say is #Relatable? Rupi and everything she does is amazing. I always read her poems and feel like I'm reading about myself (expect she can word things a lot better).
Date published: 2018-02-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I loved this book! It was delightful, have not read something this interesting in a long time.
Date published: 2018-02-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Never Ceases to Amaze Me I love her first book - Milk and Honey. This one topped that one. Definitely recommended to those who are into the Insta-poets becoming authors.
Date published: 2018-02-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Was okay I found her first one tug at the heart strings. Very powerful. this one not too much. Feels like she rushed the poems. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-02-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good read i am not one who usually read poetry but this was a good read. lots of emotions and makes you think.
Date published: 2018-02-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Truly a Great Canadian Poet I bought this book when it was released after reading "Milk & Honey" I love just jumping in the middle of the book, its filled with emotions and feelings. Borrow a copy from a friend, soon you'll be buying your own copy!
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful Read Some heavy topics covered, but beautifully written to have them all come together in the end.
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved this!! beautifully written, really inspiring and so moving. I even went to see her show, it was amazing!
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Okay Read I thought this book was a little disappointing. I was expecting more but it was almost the same as her other book.
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Got inside my head Loved this. Read it in one sitting and marked so many quotes I loved that I stopped keeping count. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE SUN AND HER FLOWERS I got this as a Christmas gift and it was such an amazing read!
Date published: 2018-02-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lovely! Not as close to what I expected after reading milk and honey, but the different chapters each having their own story but all coming together was wonderful.
Date published: 2018-02-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good read! I really enjoyed this read. It is a little lighter than Milk and Honey, yet just as effective and raw. Her writings and drawings are beautiful.
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Read I loved milk and honey so I was excited to give this a read. It feels kinda rushed and is not as relatable as milk and honey. But the poems are very powerful, nevertheless.
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beautiful poems This book is full of beautiful poems from the heart. Some are encouraging, some heartbreaking, some make you stop and think. Plus you can't go wrong with supporting Canadian authors!
Date published: 2018-02-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Growth I found that Kaur dug deeper than her first book. She touched on topics such as immigration, sexual assault, racism, etc. Her powerful words are encouraging to those who may be in a tough time in their life - encourages them to grow.
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from lovely I felt Milk and Honey was more relatable (to me) but the poems were still very powerful!
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it! Short yet powerful messages throughout. Lovely read!
Date published: 2018-02-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Another page turner! Another phenomenal book of poems by Rupi Kaur. Again, how her words paint pictures and capture such emotions was really powerful for me. Definitely one to recommend!
Date published: 2018-02-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A wonderful sequel I much preferred this to Milk and Honey. Such great topics and beautifully written.
Date published: 2018-02-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Decent If you are looking for a book of traditionally written poetry this isn't it. Nothing rhymes and it reads more like a journal than a poetry book. But just remember poetry is a feeling too and can be written however you like.
Date published: 2018-02-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So great I loved Milk & Honey, and this book is just as good. Rupi Kaur's poetry is very relatable and invokes a lot of emotion. (The illustrations are beautiful, too)
Date published: 2018-01-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Sun and Her Flowers Definitely a beautiful collection, but I found it wasn't as powerful as Milk&Honey.
Date published: 2018-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from loved it. even better than the first one, very uplifting and inspirational
Date published: 2018-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Wonderful, wonderful book to read or use as a coaster
Date published: 2018-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing #plumreview Such a good book. 10X better than milk and honey, much more expression and emotion. Involves many different characteristics of life.
Date published: 2018-01-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Breathtaking Rupi has done it again. I read this in one sitting - I love how her poems take you on a story and a journey, and you feel it the whole way.
Date published: 2018-01-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Open and Honest it felt easy to connect with some emotions expressed, and other times difficult, which i appreciate the perspective. the drawings are a special touch. should be read!
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This was a beautiful book. I loved the poems. They were real and I could relate. This book did an amazing job at portraying how people who encounter crisis's in their life or life events that shift their every day normal in some way, go through healing stages. I was easily able to relate. I am not the type of person to read any material over and over again, but I found myself doing that with this book. #plumreview
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from loved and disappointed I loved the relatable emotions and feelings kaur created in her book, but I couldn't find what made this book different from others. I was able to see the relatable feelings everyone has been talking about, however not what made the book special. I will still be buying and reading her other poetry book milk and honey.
Date published: 2018-01-25

Editorial Reviews

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