THE SUN AND HER FLOWERS by Rupi Kaur | Review

Recently I read this Guardian article by Priya Khaira-Hanks that speaks about the controversy surrounding Rupi Kaur as an "instapoet" who has supposedly lowered the bar when it comes to the quality of publishable poetry. Kaur's poetic style is often parodied with the intended implication being that anyone could write such simple, mundane lines. Despite … Continue reading THE SUN AND HER FLOWERS by Rupi Kaur | Review

OCTOBER 2017 | Wrap-Up

Hello! I hope you're all having a lovely November day now that October has come and gone. Though I'm sad to see it go, I'm even more excited to welcome in the new month-- November may be my favorite! The leaves are falling, the air is getting colder and crisper, and it's time to talk … Continue reading OCTOBER 2017 | Wrap-Up

MILK AND HONEY by Rupi Kaur | Review

In the style of Rupi Kaur herself, I’ll do my best to make my review of Milk and Honey simple, short, and direct. Here are five reasons why this poetry collection is remarkable: PERSONAL, YET RELATABLE. It’s clear that many of these poems contain specific details from past relationships and personal experiences; however, she discusses … Continue reading MILK AND HONEY by Rupi Kaur | Review

JANUARY 2017 | Wrap-Up

Welcome to my first monthly wrap-up of 2017! Take a gander at what I've been up to so far this year! In January I read a total of 5 books: How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh The Girls by Emma Cline The Shining by Stephen King Milk and Honey by Rupi … Continue reading JANUARY 2017 | Wrap-Up