The Sun and Her Flowers

The Sun and Her Flowers

Book - 2017
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"From Rupi Kaur, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. A vibrant and transcendent journey about growth and healing. Ancestry and honoring one's roots. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself. Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms. this is the recipe of life said my mother as she held me in her arms as i wept think of those flowers you plant in the garden each year they will teach you that people too must wilt fall root rise in order to bloom."--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Toronto : Simon and Schuster Canada, 2017.
Edition: Simon & Schuster Canada edition.
ISBN: 9781501175268
1501175262
Characteristics: 248 pages :,illustrations

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coroboreefarm
Dec 19, 2017

Toronto based writer and artist, Rupi Kaur became an Instagram sensation and the darling of her fellow Millennials with the publication of her previous collection of dreamy, illustrated poems, Milk and Honey. Her newest collection of poetry and illustrations, The Sun and Her Flowers continues to enchant her devoted followers. Exploring themes of love, heartbreak and healing, Kaur has divided her book into five chapters, each reflecting the life cycle of a flower; wilting, falling, rooting, rising and blooming.

The Sun and Her Flowers is a beautiful journey through a range of emotions describing the life Kaur has lived. Inspiring and raw, perfectly complemented by her illustrations, her poems are sure to invoke a visceral response from the reader. Her poetry is free form, and many have criticized her for this, but in my opinion the poetic form and the artistry of the illustrations are perfect vehicles for her passionate expressions of love in all its forms.

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NFN
Dec 15, 2017

Stunningly good! (and I don't often read poetry)

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mattstrelau
Nov 21, 2017

I am not a huge poetry reader. However, I enjoyed this collection of writings. Borrowing this from the library made me feel somewhat compelled to finish it within a timeline. I imagine that it would be more delightful to purchase this book and read small sections over a longer period of time.

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