Milk and Honey – a name so sweet that few people think that the main emotion in it is pain. The book is divided into 4 chapters, each chapter has a topic representing the cure for a different wound, including: the hurting, the loving, the breaking, the healing. attached). Why did the poet put such a name? It is not a contradictory name with the content. It simply means that no matter how much despair and bitterness you experience, what you need most is hope. How to continue to hope? By finding joy for yourself, and that joy manifests everywhere like sweet honey in life.
Rupi Kaur is a female Indian poet, currently living in Toronto, Canada. This fragile Asian soul is associated with poems revolving around the themes of love, pain, healing and femininity. Emotional poems or short passages that are more expressive than themselves have become characteristic of Rupi, drawing readers into her poetry, like a virus that spread rapidly in blood vessels. Milk and Honey – the first collection announced at the end of 2014, made a splash when it became a best seller right after that, even still selling well until now. If you can briefly describe Milk and Honey in a few words, it can be said that it is a book of poems for the hurt girls, because it is full of anxiety and loss.