Fiction Analysis: Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

your art
is not about how many people
like your work
your art
is about
if you your heart likes your work
if your soul likes your work
it’s about about how honest
you are with yourself
and you
must never
trade honesty
for relatability

–to all you young poets

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Utterly beautiful and devastating. I don’t read much poetry anymore but Rupi Kaur gets my respect and admiration with the force behind Milk and Honey. I found moments from tears, I found myself rejoicing, I found myself at fault and I found myself the victim all within Milk and Honey. Reading Milk and Honey does take an awareness of a trend in poetry: The lack of capital letters for anything at all. It irked me for all of two seconds to shed my contempt at a lack capitalization, it charmed me entirely through dark and light.

Milk and Honey is the best book I’ve read so far this year. It is concise, it strikes deep and unrelenting. It is feminine. Rupi Kaur is bound to get endless praise for this work. There are also bound to be many who owe their lives, the existence of their own femininity, to…

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