By Cari Floyd
Within these last few months I’ve grown quite obsessed with poem books. From “Milk and Honey” by Rupi Kaur to “Whiskey Words & a Shovel” by R.H Sin. Some of the poems within the books put my exact feelings on a page. Who knew a ten word poem could make you feel so many emotions. Sadness, inspiration, nostalgia, contentment. There are some that I can’t really relate to but I still read them & think of those who could relate.
I’ve always been drawn to things that could explain my feelings better than I could. These books do that. They make me relive my past and imagine my future. They make me want to fall in love but they also make me want to avoid ever having to give someone a piece of my heart.
As you flip through each page you’ll learn more and more about yourself. You’ll learn about feelings you never even realize you had. You’ll feel inspired to find love within yourself instead of someone who maybe doesn’t deserve your time. These books are amazing and I hope everyone loves them just as much as I do.
“my brown skin
will not be a burden
my brown skin
will not be my enemy
i love me
regardless of their hate” -R.H Sin from “Whiskey Words & a Shovel volume 1”