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Enjoyed Milk and Honey? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to Milk and Honey. Here are 58 books that you’ll like if you liked Milk and Honey.

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the princess saves herself in this one
Amanda Lovelace - Feb 14, 2017
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"Ah, life- the thing that happens to us while we're off somewhere else blowing on dandelions & wishing ourselves into the pages of our favorite fairy tales."A poetry collection divided into four different parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, & you. the princess, the damsel, & the queen piece together the life of the author in three stages, w...
Teaching My Mother How to Give Birth
Warsan Shire - Dec 29, 2011
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What elevates 'teaching my mother how to give birth', what gives the poems their disturbing brilliance, is Warsan Shire's ability to give simple, beautiful eloquence to the veiled world where sensuality lives in the dominant narrative of Islam; reclaiming the more nuanced truths of earlier times - as in Tayeb Salih's work - and translating to the r...
No Matter the Wreckage
Sarah Kay - Mar 18, 2014
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Following the success of her breakout poem, "B," Sarah Kay releases her debut collection of poetry featuring work from the first decade of her career. No Matter the Wreckage presents readers with new and beloved work that showcases Kay's knack for celebrating family, love, travel, history, and unlikely love affairs between inanimate objects ("Tooth...
The Sun and Her Flowers
Rupi Kaur - Oct 03, 2017
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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 ...
Sunflower Soul
Distinee Gayle - Aug 25, 2018
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"Sunflower Soul" is a collection of 200 poems divided into five chapters discussing themes of growth, pain, love and so much more. Written as an evolution from seed to full bloom, this series of prose takes readers on a journey from facing defeat to taking control....
salt.
Nayyirah Waheed - Sep 24, 2013
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This collection of poetry explores the realities of multiple identities, language, diasporic life and pain, the self, community, healing, celebration, and love....
Wild Embers
Nikita Gill - Nov 14, 2017
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"You cannot burn awayWhat has always been aflame"Wild Embers explores the fire that lies within every soul, weaving words around ideas of feeling at home in your own skin, allowing yourself to heal, and learning to embrace your uniqueness with love from the universe. Featuring rewritten fairytale heroines, goddess wisdom, and poetry that burns with...
even this page is white
Vivek Shraya - Sep 13, 2016
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Vivek's debut collection of poetry is a bold and timely interrogation of skin: its origins, functions, and limitations. Poems that range in style from starkly concrete to limber break down the barriers that prevent understanding of what it means to be racialized. Shraya paints the face of everyday racism with words, rendering it visible, tangible, ...
Pillow Thoughts
Courtney Peppernell - Aug 29, 2017
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Pillow Thoughts is a collection of poetry and prose about heartbreak, love and raw emotions. It is divided into sections to read when you feel you need them most. Make a cup of tea and let yourself feel....
Stuff I've Been Feeling Lately
Alicia Cook - Apr 11, 2017
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In Alicia Cook's second poetic effort, designed in the style of an old mixtape, she sets her thoughts to a nostalgic tune. There is no Table of Contents. Instead, there is a "Track List," making it easy to refer to them to your friends with a, "Hey did you read track seven?!" There are no chapters. Instead, the book is divided into two parts, or as...
Crush
Richard Siken - Apr 11, 2005
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Richard Siken’s Crush, selected as the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize, is a powerful collection of poems driven by obsession and love. Siken writes with ferocity, and his reader hurtles unstoppably with him. His poetry is confessional, gay, savage, and charged with violent eroticism. In the world of American poetry, Siken's voice is st...
Devotions by Mary Oliver
Bluets by Maggie Nelson
Odes to Common Things by Pablo Neruda
Bright Dead Things by Ada Limón
WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier
bone by Yrsa Daley-Ward
Transformations by Anne Sexton
The Ink Dark Moon by Ono no Komachi
On Love and Barley by Matsuo Basho
Autopsy by Donte Collins
"Things I Would Like To Do With You" by Waylon H. Lewis
Other People's Comfort Keeps Me Up at Night by Morgan Parker
Broken Flowers by robert m drake
The Best of It by Kay Ryan
Love Alone by Paul Monette
The Universe of Us by Lang Leav
Mariposa by Ms. Kim Guerra
The Feeling May Remain by Akif Kichloo
Pretty Tilt by Carrie Murphy
unfolding by Jenai Charles
The Wild Keeps Her Holy by Tiffany Aurora
Magic with Skin On by Morgan Nikola-Wren
nejma by Nayyirah Waheed
Cape Verdean Blues by Shauna Barbosa
Love Her Wild by Atticus
I hope this reaches her in time by r.h. Sin
I Saw You As A Flower by Ellen Allbrey Everett
Swimming Lessons by Nancy Willard
Sincerely, by F. S. Yousaf
yesterday i was the moon by Noor Unnahar
Newspaper Blackout by Austin Kleon
Whiskey Words & a Shovel I by r.h. Sin
Born to Love, Cursed to Feel by Samantha King Holmes
Human Dark with Sugar by Brenda Shaughnessy
In a Dream You Saw a Way to Survive by Clementine von Radics
Grace Notes by Rita Dove
Empty Bottles Full of Stories by r.h. Sin
Love Looks Pretty on You by Lang Leav
Sea of Strangers by Lang Leav
Depression & Other Magic Tricks by Sabrina Benaim
Please Don't Go Before I Get Better by Madisen Kuhn
Flux by Orion Carloto
Rapture by Sjohnna McCray
in the absence of the sun by emily curtis
The Chaos of Longing by K. Y. Robinson
Dispatch from the Future by Leigh Stein
20 by Vatsal Surti