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Poetess Rupi Kaur knows exactly how you’re feeling, and it’s amazing

Rupi Kaur acknowledges your lowest to highest emotional moments in simple, rich prose.

Canadian-Indian poetess Rupi Kaur’s Instagram is filled with excerpts of poetry from her collection “Milk and Honey”–a combination of short poems accompanied by original illustrations about violence, abuse, love, loss and femininity. Here are 20 of her poems that touch on dark issues, but also provide you with the sweet taste of milk and honey. After reading them, you will surely want to follow her to read more of her masterfully crafted work.

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toxic. emotionally sexually mentally physically. all of it. any of it. exit. ?

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☺️❤️

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? (or mother)

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page 157 ? this is the last poem I will share from 'milk and honey' the other 120 will be our little secret

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❤️

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sisterhood ?

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?☀️

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