Milk and Honey is an anthology of poems, prose, and illustrations by Rupi Kaur. This collection of works is beautiful, haunting, and empowering all at once. It seems that most collegiate women have at one point or another had a copy of this book in their possession, which we can tell from the artsy Instagram and Snapchat photos of Milk and Honey perfectly positioned next to a cup of coffee. If you liked Milk and Honey, here are some other poetry books that you should read.
Whiskey Words And A Shovel (I, II, III) by R. H. Sin
The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace
The Chaos of Longing by K. Y. Robinson
Dirty Pretty Things by Michael Faudet
Ariel by Sylvia Plath
I Wrote This For You by Iain S. Thomas
Poetry has a way of making us feel deep emotions through the beauty of words. If Milk and Honey inspired you, these six suggestions should offer some good follow-up reading.