Rupi Kaur is a Canadian poet, writer, illustrator, and performer. She is widely known for her first published book, "Milk & Honey," a collection of eloquently written poems and drawings. Kaur has also just announced that she will be releasing a new book called "The Sun And Her Flowers" in October of 2017.

Words and ideas can change the world, and poetry like this holds so much meaning. I hope you get something out of them too.

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There's is so much more to you than being pretty

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First be full on your own

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Never forget this

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No matter how dark the night gets the sun will still rise, so will you

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I am so sorry people do not understand

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Choose love, always

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Celebrate your friends, your family, your neighbors, each other

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Choose kindness, even when they don't deserve it, especially then

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People are their actions, remember that

10.

The most important thing is being comfortable with yourself

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Do not ever compromise who you are

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You are your home

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Never let anyone belittle you

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Do, be, and make what you love

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Rest in peace

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You are strong, you are gold