home body

Rupi Kaur

nonfiction poetry
emotional reflective medium-paced

192 pages | first published 2020

Rupi Kaur constantly embraces growth, and in home body, she walks readers through a reflective and intimate journey visiting the past, the present, and the potential of the self. home body is a collection of raw, honest conversations with oneself – reminding readers to fill up on love, acceptance, community, family, and embrace change. Illustrated by the author, themes of nature and nurture, light and dark, rest here.

i dive into the well of my body
and end up in another world
everything i need
already exists in me
there’s no need
to look anywhere else
– home

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Moods

emotional 86%
reflective 81%
inspiring 64%
hopeful 51%
sad 31%
dark 23%
challenging 22%
relaxing 10%
tense 5%
informative 3%
lighthearted 3%
funny 1%
adventurous 0%
mysterious 0%

Pace

fast 61%
medium 27%
slow 10%

Average rating

3.87