Waiting on Wednesday: the sun and her flowers

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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Title: The Sun and Her Flowers
Author: Rupi Kaur
Genre: Poetry
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
# of Pages: 256
Release Date: October 3rd, 2017
Pre-Order: Amazon | Chapters 

Book Blurb: (Goodreads)

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 flowers is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising, and blooming. A celebration of love in all its forms.

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

 


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