11 'Milk And Honey' Poems To Soothe The Soul
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11 'Milk And Honey' Poems To Soothe The Soul

Some of the most stand-out pieces from Rupi Kaur's book Milk and Honey.

11 'Milk And Honey' Poems To Soothe The Soul

Recently, Rupi Kaur's book Milk and Honey has been circulating the Internet opening people's eyes one poem at a time. After reading a few poems that people had shared from this magnificent piece of literature, I decided to go to my local bookstore and purchase a copy for myself. One that I could keep on me at all times and refer back to when needed. I looked through it and found that some of these poems truly spoke volumes to my soul, so I figured I would share a few with you, in hopes that you read a poem here today that touches your soul as well, and allows you to welcome literature into your life.

1. This gem.

"Every time you

tell your daughter

you yell at her

out of love

you teach her to confuse

anger with kindness

which seems like a good idea

till she grows up to

trust men who hurt her

cause they look so much

like you" - to fathers with daughters

2. And this one too.

"don't mistake

salt for sugar

if he wants to

be with you

he will

it's that simple"

3. So simple and perfect.

"you mustn't have to

make them want you

they must want you themselves"

4. These words are everything.

"the thing

worth holding on to

would not have let go"

5. Classic.

"i was music

but you had your ears cut off"

6. Love this.

"people go

but how

they left

always stays"

7. Powerful.

"the way they


tells you


8. So strong.

"it is part of

the human experience to feel pain

do not be afraid

open yourself to it"- evolving

9. Can't forget this one.

"if you were born with

the weakness to fall

you were born with

the strength to rise"

10. Lovely.

"if the hurt comes

so will the happiness"- be patient

11. And last but not least.

"how you love yourself is

how you teach others

to love you"

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