The Sun and Her Flowers

The Sun and Her Flowers

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

Title:The Sun and Her Flowers
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781449486792
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About Rupi Kaur

Rupi Kaur is a writer and artist based in Toronto, Canada. With a focus in poetry, she released her first book of prose and poems in November 2014. Throughout her poetry, photography, illustrations, and creative direction she engages with themes of femininity, love, loss, trauma, and healing. When she is not writing or creating art, she is travelling internationally to perform her spoken word poet


    The Sun and Her Flowers Reviews

  • Megan Singh

    I don't know where to begin. Listen, as a Punjabi woman of course I gave Rupi a try - that's what we brown girls do, we hold each other up and support each other like crazy because who else will? Howe...

  • Hailey (HaileyinBookland)

    *Thank you so much to Indigo for surprising me with a copy of this!*I never read Milk & Honey. It just seemed like such a fad thing, I had no interest in it. I tend to prefer traditional poetry. It's ...

  • Julia Miller

    Rupi, you have my heart ❤ beautifully written and ohhh the art :‘)...

  • April

    “I hear a thousand kind words about me and it makes no difference yet I hear one insult and all confidence shatters - focusing on the negative.”I've never related to written words as much as readi...

  • Claudia Ramrez

    I love Rupi Kaur....

  • Kai

    god must have kneaded you and ifrom the same doughrolled us out on the baking sheetmust have suddenly realizedhow unfair it wasto put that much magic in one personand sadly split that dough in twohow ...

  • Elyse

    Beautiful... The range of emotions are all felt ... sadness, anger, loss, grief, pride, guilt, fear, nervousness, shame, joy, surprise, love ....These stories/ poems are heartfelt... rupi kaur is a lo...

  • Nat

    This long-awaited second collection of poetry by Rupi Kaur made waves; it was a ride brimming with of every kind of emotion imaginable. Divided into five chapters and illustrated by Kaur, the sun and...

  • Brittney Andrews (beabookworm)

    This review was brought to you by the best Real Housewives gifs on giphy.com.Let me start off by saying that I am not a fan of Rupi Kaur's milk and honey; HOWEVER, being the forgiving person that I am...

  • Whitney Atkinson

    4.5 StarsWow. Let me say I had low expectations going into this, but I was so wrong. Backstory: I'm not a fan of milk & honey. It's not a style I enjoy at all, and the entire book just felt too Tumblr...