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18 Reasons Every Woman Should Follow Poet Rupi Kaur On Instagram

"our backs / tell stories / no books have / the spine to / carry"

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Toronto-based photographer and writer Rupi Kaur uses Instagram to post her poetry about survival, womanhood, abuse, love, and loss. She recently published a book of poems, titled Milk And Honey. Here's a selection of her best work.

3. On being a woman of colour.

6. On not being "like other girls".

9. On being more than a vessel.

12. On abusive relationships.

15. On the greatest lesson.

16. On the wrong kind of paternal kindness.

18. And on being extraordinary.

To get your hands on Rupi Kaur's book of poetry and prose Milk And Honey, click here.