The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi KaurFrom 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
in order to bloom
Rupi Kaur’s 'the sun and her flowers' is a recipe for life
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The fluidity of her style transforms the metaphors that encapsulate the struggle of life. The long-awaited pseudo-sequel came Oct. It is designed to be a more grown-up version that dives deeper into the complexity of human emotion. Expatriation and rising up to find a home within yourself. The themes center around love and loss, trauma and abuse, healing, femininity and the body.
The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Kaur, Rupi. The Sun and her Flowers. First Canadian edition.
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Rupi never fails to take my heart in her writer's hands, squeeze it until it feels pain, then repairs it all over again. I connect so deeply to this book, especially to the theme of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, blooming. - The availability of items requested from other libraries may depend on the policies of the other libraries. From Rupi Kaur, the 1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey , comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry.
The Sun and Her Flowers stylized as the sun and her flowers is Rupi Kaur 's second collection of poetry, published in It is composed of five chapters, with illustrations by the author. The book is divided into five sections reflecting the life cycle of a flower, with chapters titled: Wilting, Falling, Rooting, Rising, and Blooming. It focuses on themes of love and loss, trauma and abuse, healing, femininity and the body. Wilting touches on the subject of heartbreak and loss. Falling focuses on depressive feelings following the loss of an important relationship.
If you've been on Instagram's explore page for any amount of time, chances are you've seen Rupi Kaur's poetry , either from Rupi herself or a fan's regram of her work. Of course, even without fans reposting her work to their own feeds, Rupi's reach is considerable on its own. The writer, who self-published her first poetry book, Milk and Honey in , has over 1. And her work, which is characterized by short, punctuation-less phrases and sparse drawings, inspires comments from the second she posts a new poem. She's received her share of criticism about her work and its message. For her part, Rupi tells Teen Vogue that as the conversation surrounding her poetry has grown, she's focused more and more on the work itself, and less on what critics and commenters have to say; she doesn't want their opinions to influence how she creates.