sun and her flowers, the

kaur, r.
This collection of poems by young Canadian poet rupi kaur details her experience with abuse, assault, and self-loathing and how she fought through these challenges to become whole again. Her perseverance and persistence and ultimate transformation into a strong, confident woman are presented. This honest, personal collection deals with issues of assault, abuse, sexuality, resilience, identity, self-worth, growth, and relationships, and is suitable for grade 10-12 literature circles or explication of the poems. Social considerations noted; students will likely require support in reading this collection.
English Language Arts
  • 10-12