The The Sun and Her Flowers (Paperback)
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The The Sun and Her Flowers (Paperback)

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Paperback 256 Pages / Published: 03/10/2017
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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

From Rupi Kaur, the top ten Sunday Times bestselling author of milk and honey, comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry.

Illustrated by Kaur, the sun and her flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising and blooming. It is a celebration of love in all its forms.

Canadian poet Rupi Kaur’s poetry started as a series on Instagram before Kaur self-published a collected volume, Milk and Honey, which quickly became a US bestseller.

Read an exclusive new poem by Rupi Kaur on the Waterstones blog.

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781471165825
Number of pages: 256
Dimensions: 197 x 127 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Praise for Sunday Times bestseller milk and honey:

"Kaur is at the forefront of a poetry renaissance." - Observer

"Kaur made her name with poems about love, life and grief. They resonate hugely." - Sunday Times

"Poems tackling feminism, love, trauma and healing in short lines as smooth as pop music." - New York Times

"Caught the imagination of a large, atypical poetry audience…Kaur knows the good her poetry does: it saves lives." - Evening Standard

"Breathing new life into poetry…It has people reading, and listening." - The Pool

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“Beautiful and Heartfelt”

Rupi Kaur writes, once again, with a simplicity and subtly so very reflective of our generation. Kaur covers everything in this emotional and heartfelt anthology, which is a homage to her roots both physically and... More

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“Flowers make a good theme ”

They say the second is not always as best as the debut but in the exception of the sun and her flowers it covers more of the roots and pureness of the poet who I think uses the technique of rhetoric in a useful... More

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Angie Groves at Blackpool

“Inspiring and empowering”

Another stunning collection of beautiful and inspiring poetry. Poetry that not only made me feel better about myself, but I generally felt good about life after reading it. Wonderful, wonderful book.

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