Milk and Honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity.
The book is divided 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.
I remember seeing Milk and Honey absolutely everywhere. It was plastered across multiple blogs, featured in Buzzfeed posts, and was in almost every store I walked into. Because of that, I knew that it was one that I had to check out. I am incredibly thankful that I did.
This book is completely poetry, which means it’s the first book of poetry that I’ve read. I absolutely adored it to bits. Every poem was filled with so much meaning and emotion, that I felt each and every one. I’m sure that there is at least one poem in here that you are going to relate to and you’ll never forget it. The way that Kaur writes is beautiful.
I know that she recently published another poetry collection as well, and I’m going to be reading that one soon. If you haven’t picked up Milk and Honey yet, I highly suggest you do. Since it’s poetry, you will definitely fly threw it.