milk and honey
milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. It is about the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose, deals with a different pain, heals a different heartache. milk and honey takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.

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  • hanna
    Dec 7, 2016


    I devoured a bit of this before bed every night, I didn't just read each poem once. I reread it, repeated it, shared it with friends. It was all so moving and raw, honesty was poured into these pages beautifully. I only have love for this book and the author after reading this, she is ...

  • Jenny (Reading Envy)
    Oct 20, 2016

    Jenny (Reading Envy)

    I waited forever for the library copy to come in, but now feel silly because I should have just bought this for myself.The poems are in four sections - the hurting, the loving, the breaking, the healing. There is pretty intense language about assault in here but that is the context the...

  • Seemita
    Oct 19, 2016


    When a collection of poems begins with a subtle declaration that it was the only lullaby to a crying heart, you end up looking at a work that has gnawing rough edges. This book has four distinct parts: ‘the hurting’, ‘the loving’, ‘the breaking’ and ‘...

  • Jennifer
    Oct 9, 2016


    OMG I feel that all things womanhood are validated. The struggle, the heartbreak, the beauty, THE STRENGTH.I loved every...single...word.My favorite quote:“if you were born with the weakness to fall you were born with the strength to rise” ...

  • Ellie
    Sep 20, 2016


    To be simply put, this isn't a book meant to be loved or raved about. It is just meant to be read.I feel as if the people giving it three stars or so went in expecting it to ravish them, thrill them but it was not meant for that. Why on earth would you seek something so much more from ...

  • Rose
    Sep 18, 2016


    poetry or basic tumblr posts? ...

  • Raeleen Lemay
    Sep 2, 2016

    Raeleen Lemay

    Well that was underwhelming. I don't really like poetry that much to begin with, but I was so curious about this book after seeing so many people loving it, so I decided to give it a go. I was expecting it to be really profound and ground-breaking and it just wasn't? There were maybe a...

  • Hannah
    Aug 31, 2016


    I have never loved a collection of poetry more in my entire life. ...

  • Emmeline Kazan
    Aug 27, 2016

    Emmeline Kazan

    eye-opening and confronting, this book was a shock, an honest adventure and the epitome of emotion. Kaur's poetic writing was mind-blowing, truthful and descriptive to the point where i was physically wrought with pain, burning with anger, drowning in helplessness, and falling into dep...

  • Angel Erin
    Aug 20, 2016

    Angel Erin you to Tori and her review of Milk and Honey on her blog I was not sold on reading this book, until I read her amazing review and then I just had to read it for myself. Also, thank you to my amazing friend that bo...