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Milk and Honey Quotes

“Accept that you deserve more
than painful love” (Milk and Honey Quotes)

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Milk and Honey

“Do not look for healing
at the feet of those
who broke you”

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Milk and Honey

“Every revolution starts and ends with his lips”

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Milk and Honey

“Every time you
tell your daughter
you yell at her
out of love
you teach her to confuse
anger with kindness
which seems like a good idea
till she grows up to
trust men who hurt her
cause they look so much
like you.”

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Milk and Honey

“Fall in love with your solitude”

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Milk and Honey

“For you to see beauty here
does not mean
there is beauty in me
it means there is beauty rooted
so deep within you
you can’t help but
see it everywhere”

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“He placed his hands
on my mind
before reaching
for my waist
my hips
or my lips
he didn’t call me
beautiful first
he called me
exquisite
– how he touches me”

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Milk and Honey

“How can she love a man who is busy loving someone he can never get his hands on again.”

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Milk and Honey

“How is it so easy for you to be kind to people he asked milk and honey dripped from my lips as i answered cause people have not been kind to me”

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Milk and Honey

“How you love yourself is
how you teach others
to love you”

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Milk and Honey

“I am a museum full of art
but you had your eyes shut”

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Milk and Honey

“I am hopelessly
a lover and
a dreamer and
that will be the
death of me”

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“I am not a hotel room. i am home
I am not the whiskey you want
I am the water you need
don’t come here with expectations
and try to make a vacation out of me”

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Milk and Honey

“I am water
soft enough
to offer life
tough enough
to drown it away”

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Milk and Honey

“I am your daughter. I know the small talk is the only way you know how to tell me you love me. Cause it is the only way I know how to tell you.”

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Milk and Honey

“I didn’t know why
I split myself open
for other knowing
sewing myself up
hurts this much
afterward”

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Milk and Honey

“I do not want to have you
to fill the empty parts of me
I want to be full on my own
I want to be so complete
I could light a whole city
and then
I want to have you
cause the two of us combined
could set it on fire”

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Milk and Honey

“I don’t know what living a balanced life feels like
when I am sad
I don’t cry I pour
when I am happy
I don’t smile I glow
when I am angry
I don’t yell I burn
the good thing about
feeling in extremes
is when I love
I give them wings
but perhaps
that isn’t
such a good thing
cause they always
tend to leave and
you should see me
when my heart is broken
I don’t grieve
I shatter”

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Milk and Honey

“I don’t blame you for not knowing how to remain soft with me. Sometimes I stay up thinking of all the places you are hurting which you’ll never care to mention. I come from the same aching blood. From the same bone so desperate for attention I collapse in on myself. I am your daughter. I know the small talk is the only way you know how to tell me you love me. Cause it is the only way I know how to tell you.”

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Milk and Honey

“I have what I have and I am happy I’ve lost what I’ve lost and I am still happy”

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Milk and Honey

“I know I
should crumble
for better reasons
but have you seen
that boy he brings
the sun to its knees
every night.”

Rupi Kaur
Milk and Honey

“I love that about us
how capable we are of feeling
how unafraid we are of breaking”

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Milk and Honey

“I need someone
who knows struggle
as well as I do
someone
willing to hold my feet in their lap
on days it is too difficult to stand
the type of person who gives
exactly what I need
before I even know I need it
the type of lover who hears me
even when I do not speak
is the type of understanding
I demand”

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Milk and Honey

“I struggle so deeply
to understand
how someone can
pour their entire soul
blood and energy
into someone
without wanting
anything in
return”

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Milk and Honey
Milk and Honey Quotes

“I was made heavy half blade and half silk difficult to forget and not easy for the mind to follow”

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Milk and Honey

“I was not made with a fire in my belly so i could be put out.”

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Milk and Honey

“I’d be lying if I said
you make me speechless
the truth is you make my
tongue so weak it forgets
what language to speak in.”

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Milk and Honey

“If the hurt comes
so will the happiness”

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Milk and Honey

“If you were born with the weakness to fall you were born with the strength to rise”

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Milk and Honey

“It means nothing to me if he loves you if he can’t do a single wretched thing about it”

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Milk and Honey

“It takes grace to remain kind in cruel situations”

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Milk and Honey

“Loneliness is a sign you are in desperate need of yourself.”

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Milk and Honey

 “Love is not cruel
we are cruel
love is not a game
we have made a game
out of love”

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Milk and Honey

“Love will come
and when love comes
love will hold you
love will call your name
and you will melt
sometimes though
love will hurt you but
love will never mean to
love will play no games
cause love knows life
has been hard enough already”

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Milk and Honey

“Most importantly love
like it’s the only thing you know how
at the end of the day all this
means nothing
this page
where you’re sitting
your degree
your job
the money
nothing even matters
except love and human connection
who you loved
and how deeply you loved them
how you touched the people around you
and how much you gave them”

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Milk and Honey

“My heart aches for sisters more than anything
it aches for women helping women
like flowers ache for spring”

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Milk and Honey

“My heart woke me crying last night
how can I help I begged
my heart said
write the book”

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Milk and Honey

“Neither of us is happy but neither of us wants to leave so we keep breaking one another and calling it love”

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Milk and Honey

“Nothing is safer
than the sound of you
reading out loud to me”

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Milk and Honey

“People go but how they left always stays”

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Milk and Honey

“Perhaps
I don’t deserve
Nice things
Cause I am paying
for sins I don’t
Remember”

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Milk and Honey

“Remind that boy your body is not his home he is a guest warn him to never outstep his welcome again”

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Milk and Honey

“Some people are so bitter to them you must be kindest”

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Milk and Honey

“Stay strong through your pain
grow flowers from it
you have helped me
grow flowers out of mine so
bloom beautifully
dangerously
loudly
bloom softly
however you need
just bloom”

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Milk and Honey

“The kindest words my father said to me
Women like you drown oceans.”

Rupi Kaur
Milk and Honey

“The thing about having
an alcoholic parent
is an alcoholic parent
does not exist
simply
an alcoholic
who could not stay sober
long enough to raise their kids”

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Milk and Honey

“The thing about writing is I can’t tell if it’s healing or destroying.”

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“The very thought of you
has my legs spread apart
like an easel with a canvas
begging for art”

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Milk and Honey

“There is a difference between someone telling you they love you and them actually loving you”

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Milk and Honey

“There is a difference between
someone telling you
they love you and
them actually
loving you”

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Milk and Honey

“There is no bigger illusion in the world
than the idea that a woman will
bring dishonor into a home
if she tries to keep her heart
and her body safe”

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Milk and Honey

“Trying to convince myself
I am allowed
to take up space
is like writing with
my left hand
when I was born
to use my right”

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Milk and Honey

“When you are broken
and he has left you
do not question
whether you were
enough
the problem was
you were so enough
he was not able to carry it”

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Milk and Honey

“You are snakeskin
and I keep shedding you somehow
my mind is forgetting
every exquisite detail
of your face
the letting go has
become the forgetting
which is the most
pleasant and the saddest thing
to have happened”

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Milk and Honey

“You deserve to be completely found in your surroundings not lost within them”

Rupi Kaur
Milk and Honey

“You must have known you were wrong when your fingers were dipped inside me searching for honey that would not come for you”

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Milk and Honey

“You must want to spend the rest of your life with yourself first”

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Milk and Honey

“You mustn’t have to make them want you they must want you themselves”

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Milk and Honey
Milk and Honey Quotes

“You pinned
my legs to
the ground
with your feet
and demanded
I stand up”

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Milk and Honey

“You tell me to quiet down cause my opinions make me less beautiful but i was not made with a fire in my belly so i could be put out I was not made with a lightness on my tongue so i could be easy to swallow i was made heavy half blade and half silk difficult to forget and not easy for the mind to follow”

Rupi Kaur
Milk and Honey

“You tell me to quiet down cause my opinions make me less beautiful but i was not made with a fire in my belly so i could be put out”

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Milk and Honey

“You were not wrong for leaving
you were wrong for coming back
and thinking
you could have me
when it was convenient
and leave when it was not”

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Milk and Honey

“You
are your own
soulmate”

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Milk and Honey

“Your art
is not about how many people
like your work
your art
is about
if your heart likes your work
if your soul likes your work
it’s about how honest
you are with yourself
and you
must never
trade honesty
for relatability”

Rupi Kaur
Milk and Honey

“Your name is
the strongest
positive and negative
connotation in any language
it either lights me up or
leaves me aching for days”

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Milk and Honey

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