Rupi Kaur Poems

Rupi Kaur is a Canadian poet and illustrator. She is one of the best-loved contemporary poets working today. She became famous for her short, illustrated poems that were widely shared online, particularly on Instagram. Her books include Milk and Honey and Home Body.

i am water

by Rupi Kaur

‘i am water’ by Rupi Kaur is a thoughtful poem that uses water as a metaphor. The speaker sees their soft and tough qualities. 


by Rupi Kaur

‘Legacy,’ also sometimes known as ’I stand on the sacrifices’ is one of Rupi Kaur’s best-known poems. It is about the sacrifices women have made throughout time to improve the lives of women who followed.

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