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There is no one who knows the power of the written and spoken word better than Rupi Kaur. In Home Body, Kaur's poems are compact. Each one, however, is full of the exact right words. Words that help. Words that heal. Kaur's accompanying illustrations add to the sensitivity of the material. Line drawings as delicate as the poems. Combined with the poems, they create a strength. By going so deep into life's experience, Kaur shows us how to resurface the strength we always knew we had. This book is one of the bravest works of poetry you will ever encounter.
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of milk and honey and the sun and her flowers comes her greatly anticipated third collection of poetry.
rupi kaur constantly embraces growth, and in home body, she walks readers through a reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, the present, and the potential of the self. home body is a collection of raw, honest conversations with oneself - reminding readers to fill up on love, acceptance, community, family, and embrace change. illustrated by the author, themes of nature and nurture, light and dark, rest here.
i dive into the well of my body
and end up in another world
everything i need
already exists in me
there’s no need
to look anywhere else
- Product Details
- About the Author
Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing
Publication Date: 11-17-2020
Product Dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.70(d)
rupi kaur is a poet. artist. and performer. as a 21-year-old university student rupi wrote. illustrated. and self-published her first poetry collection milk and honey. next came its artistic sibling the sun and her flowers. these collections have sold over 8 million copies and have been translated into over 40 languages. home body is her third collection of poetry. rupi’s work touches on love. loss. trauma. healing. femininity. and migration. she feels most at home when creating art or performing her poetry onstage.