If you want to read but don’t know where to start, poetry books are the way to go.
Reading poetry is perfect for those who are just starting in the world of reading. Unlike long novels, it is super easy to understand and also awakens your creativity. Don’t believe all the stereotypes that verses are always about love or that metaphors are super complicated: the world of poetry is super varied.
This book has brief comforting thoughts/ideas, some might think what is the use of reading a book like this? But for us personally, we feel that this book brings comfort on every page, it’s like you’re reminded of every little thing you knew about yourself but kept forgetting.
Kate talks about real-world topics, and her social commentary is beautifully written. She sees themes related to motherhood and marriage through a lens of raw and honest emotions, moving from joy to pain, to passion, to fear, and everything in between seamlessly, often in just a few lines or stanzas.
Rupi Kaur is one of the most popular poets of our time, and for good reason. In “The Sun and Its Flowers” she explores themes such as love, loss, and self-discovery. Her poems are like rays of sunshine on a cloudy day, full of positivity and joy.
Through various investigations and hard data, real particular stories, and reinventing reality, Zapata starts from all this to poetize nature: whales, horses, bears, dogs, gorillas, and others. She makes an original and very poetic creative exercise where he denounces our dealings with nature and how magical, lyrical animals are by themselves.
This collection is a good introduction to her work, published in 2017, a couple of years before her passing. The book presents more than 200 of his poems arranged in reverse chronological order, the most recent first. Her poetry is full of awe at the simplest things, her sense of the oneness of all things, and her desire to be one with them. Some of our favorite poems are “Praying,” “Why I Wake Early,” and “The Gift.”
This book combines Noor Unnahar’s powerful poetic voice and signature collage-style visual art into a book of very personal reflections on loss, inheritance, and what lies behind the non-linear path to becoming who you ought to be. Some of our favorite poems are: “The Hunted”, “Pockets” and “My mother asks about love” and one of our favorite quotes is: “You were so protected once – it almost made you ungrateful.”