What is the sun and her flowers about
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
ASMR reading the sun and her flowers
10 Poems From "The Sun and Her Flowers" That Are All Too Real
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.
3. Because Rupi is a low-key goddess
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. There's a reason I love the word "bean sprout;" it's because a sprout is the product of a seed that has fallen from a wilted plant, was submerged in the darkness of the earth, yet still managed to push through and rise above. Keep going, keep growing. So when I read this book, it felt like a piece of my heart came home.