Dating abuse poems
Kaur’s explosive success is largely due to her origins as a social media star, and she is not alone.Like her peers Nayyirah Waheed, Lang Leav, and, to a lesser extent, Warsan Shire (whose work is more complex and has received more critical acclaim), Kaur produces bite-size, accessible poems.when your pages are filled with countless photos/accounts where women (so many who are underage) are objectified. Emboldened by her new fan base, Kaur released an updated edition of milk and honey with new poems and illustrations later that year.The poems in the collection can be broadly divided into two main categories: emotional and empowering.
But in terms of sheer numbers, Kaur remains the most popular — and the most controversial.
That the debate has divided itself in such a way is a direct result of the poet’s own self-presentation: Whether on social media or in her poetry, Kaur has consistently marketed herself as an authentic writer who produces art free of artifice, and so any discussion of her work inevitably falls along these lines.