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    review; an ocean of grey

    Title: An Ocean Of GreyAuthor: Kamalia HasniGenre: PoetryType: E-bookPublisher: Meraki Press I could find peacein an oceanof all the shadesof the colour grey An Ocean of Grey by Kamalia Hasni explores the pain and aftermath of a love that was promised a forever but had ended too soon. The collection of poetry and prose also includes beautiful illustrations by the author’s friends who had helped her through her healing. A short poetry book full of wonderfully raw and vulnerable poems on heartbreak and healing. It was simply written – there were a number of wonderful turns of phrase throughout the poems – and easy to follow. I liked that it…

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    review; milk and honey

    Title: Milk And HoneyAuthor: Rupi KaurGenre: PoetryType: E-bookPublisher: Createspace ‘Milk and honey’ is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss, and femininity. It is split into four chapters, and each chapter serves a different purpose. Deals with a different pain. Heals a different heartache. ‘milk and honey’ takes readers through a journey of the most bitter moments in life and finds sweetness in them because there is sweetness everywhere if you are just willing to look.  Some of the poems seemed more impactful on Instagram than when I was reading the ebook. The formatting of the copy I got from the…

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    review; phulkari

    Phulkari by Harman Kaur Phulkari is a collection of poetry and prose that explores themes such as grief, identity, love, spirituality and healing. The themes specifically relate to the complexities that come with being a woman, a Panjabi, and a Sikh. Review: