Dating abuse 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.The photo was removed twice, ostensibly for violating the site’s Community Guidelines.She hit back on Tumblr and Facebook, saying:i will not apologize for not feeding the ego and pride of misogynist society that will have my body in an underwear but not be okay with a small leak. The story went viral, gaining attention from media sites across the world, including Jezebel, BBC Newsbeat, Mashable and the Huffington Post, the latter enthusiastically praising Kaur for breaking down the stigma surrounding menstruation.
Her readers, however, do not mount a defense based on the quality of Kaur’s language; rather, they cite her openness about personal trauma in response to critiques of her work, suggesting that such honesty, particularly from a woman of color, exempts her from accusations of superficiality.
No matter what, O'Hare doesn't believe we should take any of them at face value.