When You Ask Me Where I'm Going
Perfect for fans of Rupi Kaur and Elizabeth Acevedo, Jasmin Kaur’s stunning debut novel is a collection of poetry, illustrations, and prose.screamso that one daya hundred years from nowanother sister will not have todry her tears wonderingwhere in historyshe lost her voiceThe six sections of the book explore what it means to be a young woman living in a world that doesn’t always hear her and tell the story of Kiran as she flees a history of trauma and raises her daughter, Sahaara, while living undocumented in North America.Delving into current cultural conversations including sexual assault, mental health, feminism, and immigration, this narrative of resilience, healing, empowerment, and love will galvanize readers to fight for what is right in their world.

When You Ask Me Where I'm Going Details

TitleWhen You Ask Me Where I'm Going
Author
LanguageEnglish
ReleaseOct 1st, 2019
PublisherHarperCollins
ISBN-139780062912619
Rating
GenrePoetry, Young Adult, Contemporary

When You Ask Me Where I'm Going Review

  • The Nerd Daily
    January 1, 1970
    Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Beth MowbrayWhen You Ask Me Where I’m Going is a thought-provoking debut novel which weaves together poetry, prose, and illustrations in a rare and extraordinary fashion. The foundation of this book is the narrative of a young immigrant mother escaping a history of trauma to live undocumented and raise her daughter in North America. This core body of prose is surrounded by poems and artwork that explores and embraces a broad range of issues rela Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Beth MowbrayWhen You Ask Me Where I’m Going is a thought-provoking debut novel which weaves together poetry, prose, and illustrations in a rare and extraordinary fashion. The foundation of this book is the narrative of a young immigrant mother escaping a history of trauma to live undocumented and raise her daughter in North America. This core body of prose is surrounded by poems and artwork that explores and embraces a broad range of issues related to culture, immigration, feminism, stigma, and much more.Perhaps a daunting concept to other debut writers, Kaur censors herself little in this book. With a dynamic, resounding voice she explores themes that are profound yet easy to consider and engage with throughout the text. Dividing the book into six sections, Kaur groups the lessons and insight she imparts into topics named primarily for parts of the human body: “skin,” “nerve,” and “heart,” for example. Within these sections she then tackles a multitude of themes that resonate within our contemporary personal and political worlds—race, ethnicity, and discrimination; trauma, abuse, and mental health in the context of interpersonal relationships; the daunting journey of motherhood, made a heavier task by the compounding external factors of today’s society.Perhaps the greatest theme, however, the theme underlying all others, is that of identity. How we define ourselves, our inherent value and worth, as well as how it is defined for us by others based upon their own (often skewed) lens of people and the world around them. Kaur explores the idea of being assessed by one’s appearance rather than what is underneath or held inside. She conveys the pain of being categorized as “other” based on one’s race, ethnicity, or culture and fighting the pressure to fit a certain “mold” formed by the assumptions of others. She explores the process of learning to be comfortable as oneself rather than being trapped by the meaning all too often assigned by others when you are part of a certain group. And she then underlines these ideas by providing a historical context, both personal and global.Tagged for ages 14+, this deeply moving work is sure to draw both young and older adults. Raw and introspective, both painful and uplifting to read, When You Ask Me Where I’m Going seamlessly conveys a vast spectrum of emotions in a very real way that the reader can easily connect with. Much of the subject matter is quite difficult to process, however Kaur does not flinch, does not hide from it. She writes with anger and outrage, with confidence and empathy, with sadness and hope. Her authorial voice is crisp and clear, bold and determined. Kaur expresses a genuine desire to embrace life and to see the world – in fact, to see each human being – do better.
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  • Damanpreet Singh
    January 1, 1970
    Five stars. As a brown man, I learned a lot about the challenges that Sikh women face through reading this book and it was a humbling experience. This book needs to reach kaurs, South Asians and the rest of the world. It's so amazing to see our experiences as Punjabis captured in a book like this. The poetry was deep and insightful into the author's mind as a young, Punjabi woman living abroad. The short story of Kiran and her daughter left me wanting more. Even though we only saw a short amount Five stars. As a brown man, I learned a lot about the challenges that Sikh women face through reading this book and it was a humbling experience. This book needs to reach kaurs, South Asians and the rest of the world. It's so amazing to see our experiences as Punjabis captured in a book like this. The poetry was deep and insightful into the author's mind as a young, Punjabi woman living abroad. The short story of Kiran and her daughter left me wanting more. Even though we only saw a short amount of their story, I feel connected to them and reeled from the cliffhanger that Kaur left us on. I hope their story doesn't end there. I can't wait until the rest of the world gets to read this book.
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  • Jaiden Shahi
    January 1, 1970
    This book is very captivating. I really liked how the author used different voices and types of storytelling (poem, short story). The political poems in this book are very relevant to this day and age but the book is timeless. I read this poem to my mom and it made me tear up:a woman onceoffered me a penciland i thanked her profuselyanother offered me lifeagain and againand i never got aroundto thanking her.
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  • Harsharin Kaur
    January 1, 1970
    In terms of layout and content, this book is unlike any book that I've read before! I loved how Jasmin didn't stick to the typical structure of a book, and there was an interchange of poetry, prose, illustrations, and short story. The book left me quite somber, and each and every piece of writing had me in a reflective state.
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  • Tanya Scrimbit
    January 1, 1970
    This beautiful poets words touch my heart on such a profound level, I always go back to a time in my life where I really needed those kind and gentle words for my fragile soul. As I near 48, the words speak to my 25 year old inner self on levels I'm still discovering and coming to terms with. Thank you Jasmin for taking me back to a place I'm still learning to be at peace with. To a place I am still nurturing, forgiving, learning to love and most of all learning to understand. I always look forw This beautiful poets words touch my heart on such a profound level, I always go back to a time in my life where I really needed those kind and gentle words for my fragile soul. As I near 48, the words speak to my 25 year old inner self on levels I'm still discovering and coming to terms with. Thank you Jasmin for taking me back to a place I'm still learning to be at peace with. To a place I am still nurturing, forgiving, learning to love and most of all learning to understand. I always look forward to your daily writings and most of all cannot wait to finally read this book I have heard so much about. Your beauty bounces off the page and brightens my days. Thank you.
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  • Manveer Sihota
    January 1, 1970
    This book is impeccably written and it’s flow is smoother than butter! It’s always amazing seeing the perspective of women of colour in a society where their voices are often drowned out. On top of that, this book gives voice to a Sikh woman, which is an underrepresented group within an underrepresented group. All in all an amazing read! Definitely recommend.
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  • Tamin Atwal
    January 1, 1970
    Jasmin Kaur speaks and writes very eloquently. Her writing style touches the heart and makes a huge social statement at the same time. Hey writing has the ability to move you to tears. For this I'm so excited to get my hands on this book! 💕 I can't wait.
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  • Sahibajot Kaur
    January 1, 1970
    Jasmin Kaur’s ability to capture emotion with such depth, intensity and clarity, creates a reading experience of joy and wonder. Having read nuggets of her poetry on Instagram, I can’t wait to get my hands on this book!
  • GURVINDER
    January 1, 1970
    Eagerly anticipated! If Jasmin’s previous works are anything to go by, this will surely be an enthralling read.
  • Damanjit Singh
    January 1, 1970
    can't wait to finally read this book! jasmin kaur is a talented story teller, organizer, educator, and poet whose deft economy of words bears the weight of multitudes of human experience.
  • Sara Jovanovic
    January 1, 1970
    Without a doubt one of the strongest collections I read this year. I only recently heard of Jasmin Kaur because of her poem Scream, and I knew I had to check out her debut as soon as it comes out. Her writing style is flawless and she effortlessly manages to incorporate so many strong emotions into her pieces. This was a really unique poetry collection, and one that made me feel a lot. I loved how Jasmine wrote this using many different forms, not strictly poems. They had a depth to them and I l Without a doubt one of the strongest collections I read this year. I only recently heard of Jasmin Kaur because of her poem Scream, and I knew I had to check out her debut as soon as it comes out. Her writing style is flawless and she effortlessly manages to incorporate so many strong emotions into her pieces. This was a really unique poetry collection, and one that made me feel a lot. I loved how Jasmine wrote this using many different forms, not strictly poems. They had a depth to them and I loved the topics she wrote about. I can't say I didn't have high expectations for this, but I've managed to get even more than I wanted.And now I just want to read every single thing Jasmine writes next. think about iti am told to stopthinking so muchand i wonder whyit is that in order tosurvive in this worldi must not usemy mind.
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  • Chloe
    January 1, 1970
    I'm not much of a poetry reader, but this book definitely pushed me to re-evaluate my stance on contemporary poetry. Jasmin Kaur packs so many relevant, hard-hitting topics into a small number of words. Each one felt carefully selected and beautifully expressed. Between the illustrations, poetry, and sections of prose, the book is so varied it never gets tiresome. What captivated me most though was the fictional story of Kiran and Sahaara. My only wish is that it was longer! It felt a little dis I'm not much of a poetry reader, but this book definitely pushed me to re-evaluate my stance on contemporary poetry. Jasmin Kaur packs so many relevant, hard-hitting topics into a small number of words. Each one felt carefully selected and beautifully expressed. Between the illustrations, poetry, and sections of prose, the book is so varied it never gets tiresome. What captivated me most though was the fictional story of Kiran and Sahaara. My only wish is that it was longer! It felt a little disjointed smack dab in the middle of this semi-autobiographical poetry and left me with many unanswered questions.Ultimately though, I would recommend this book to anyone looking to branch out and step into poetry. It's the perfect blend, meaning that there were several relatable moments for me as a reader (discussions of trauma, growth, women's empowerment, etc), but there were many parts that were wholly new and unfamiliar as well. Kaur has a very thoughtful, fresh perspective that we don't often hear from—her words hold a certain weight and importance. Very excited for this book to come out this October.
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  • Arjun
    January 1, 1970
    I've been following Jasmin for a long time and have always found her poetry profound and enthralling. I can't wait to get this book!
  • Casey (caseydillabooks)
    January 1, 1970
    A collection of illustrated poems and prose in the vein of #instragrampoets like Rupi Kaur (and less-so Elizabeth Acevedo, as the comp states). I generally find this genre of poetry oversimplified and not particularly artful, but I do appreciate how topical it is and I think it will resonate with teens and those with whom Rupi has struck a cord.
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  • R Singh
    January 1, 1970
    A very well written book which is very thought evoking - as is always to be expected from any of Jasmin Kaur’s work. A must read!
  • Gugan Kaur
    January 1, 1970
    Jasmin’s work is amazing! Really appreciate the work and space she creates for brown women!
  • Jasjit Mankoo
    January 1, 1970
    Can't wait to finally read this book, I've been a fan of Jasmin Kaur's work ever since I discovered her on Instagram. I'm very excited to own the collection when it is released.
  • Olivia
    January 1, 1970
    See my full review here: https://www.yabookscentral.com/yafict...WHEN YOU ASK ME WHERE I'M GOING is an absolutely gorgeous collection that reaches to touch the soul. In poems, prose, and drawings, Kaur evokes a multitude of emotions from laughter to tears in beautifully written and illustrated words. It is hard to do this collection justice, but I feel as though I have peeked inside someone personal journal and left feeling all new feelings and with such depth.What I loved: Putting into words ho See my full review here: https://www.yabookscentral.com/yafict...WHEN YOU ASK ME WHERE I'M GOING is an absolutely gorgeous collection that reaches to touch the soul. In poems, prose, and drawings, Kaur evokes a multitude of emotions from laughter to tears in beautifully written and illustrated words. It is hard to do this collection justice, but I feel as though I have peeked inside someone personal journal and left feeling all new feelings and with such depth.What I loved: Putting into words how much this collection made me feel is difficult. This book spoke to my soul, and there are so many beautiful poems and written pieces that are complimented by intriguing illustrations. The book covers a number of topics in ways that evoke emotion and thoughts. I really loved it, even when they were not comfortable. Through this book, there are many lessons about feminism and immigration that appeal and educate.I would add warnings for mental illness, sexual assault, domestic abuse, and racism.Final verdict: This gorgeous collection is one I would highly recommend in general, but especially if you want a deep exploration of life. This book feels like a delicious look into a personal journal, and it really pulls the readers in and connects with them and their emotions. Would recommend to older YA readers.
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  • Jamie (Books and Ladders)
    January 1, 1970
    See this review and more on Books and Ladders!Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book and chose to review it. This in no way impacts my opinion.I absolutely loved this. It had such a good mix of poetry that spoke from the heart of someone who wanted to be heard as a person and as an immigrant. I loved the mix between the poetry, illustrations, and prose. I feel like I will get more out of this each time I read it.
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  • Claire
    January 1, 1970
    Most of the poetry didn't resonate with me, but this collection is important and will be important to so many people.*Thank you to HarperCollins for providing an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review.*
  • Dipali
    January 1, 1970
    Powerful, poignant and much-needed.
  • Preeti
    January 1, 1970
    I am so impressed with this beautiful book. People will compare it to Rupi Kaur's poetry but I feel that Jasmin goes so much deeper on topics like immigration, feminism and mental health. She does not shy away from her Punjabi heritage and I appreciated that. Her poetry is amazing and her prose are stunning as well. I can't wait to read more by Jasmin Kaur. A huge thank you goes to the publisher for providing me with an advanced digital copy of this book.
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  • Sam
    January 1, 1970
    Huge thank you to Harper Collins Canada for this ARC!I had the pleasure of listening to Jasmin Kaur speak at a recent Harper Collins Frenzy event in Toronto. Listening to Kaur speak about her life, the racism and sexism she has dealt with growing up, was both difficult as it was moving.Jasmin Kaur's debut novel is all about looking at life from various angles. This collection of mixed media features poetry, artwork, and short stories by Kaur, that depict life growing up in Abbotsford, British Co Huge thank you to Harper Collins Canada for this ARC!I had the pleasure of listening to Jasmin Kaur speak at a recent Harper Collins Frenzy event in Toronto. Listening to Kaur speak about her life, the racism and sexism she has dealt with growing up, was both difficult as it was moving.Jasmin Kaur's debut novel is all about looking at life from various angles. This collection of mixed media features poetry, artwork, and short stories by Kaur, that depict life growing up in Abbotsford, British Columbia. Sharing stories of racism to personal trauma, Kaur exams what it means to be a young Sikh world in a world where everyone makes assumptions about you before you even have the chance to speak.Kaur's poems are raw and uncomfortable, but they also shed light and offer glimpses of hope as well. Kaur's conversations about feminism, mental health, immigration, and sexual assault will resonate with a lot of readers. "When You Ask Me Where I'm Going" dares readers to look at their surroundings and challenges them to do better and be a better person.
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  • Emily (emilykatereads)
    January 1, 1970
    This poetry and prose collection contains some really powerful work. The overall structure just didn't quite leave me in love with the collection. The pieces individually, however, are what I'm totally on board with.This book is divided into sections, moving from poetry, to prose, back to poetry. Kaur narrates the struggle of being a Sikh women and the hardships faced as an oppressed women. She gives a voice to her story. Then the prose sections tells the story of Kiran and her daughter. The two This poetry and prose collection contains some really powerful work. The overall structure just didn't quite leave me in love with the collection. The pieces individually, however, are what I'm totally on board with.This book is divided into sections, moving from poetry, to prose, back to poetry. Kaur narrates the struggle of being a Sikh women and the hardships faced as an oppressed women. She gives a voice to her story. Then the prose sections tells the story of Kiran and her daughter. The two navigate a life in North America while the mother is undocumented and what the implications of that are for them.The writing here is incredibly timely, and will be sure to pull at heartstrings. Whether the words give voice to things some readers may have never seen in books before, give them a place they can see themselves represented, or bring a new light to other readers who don't know this story and are introduced to it and can sympathize with Kaur's words. This book will do something for everyone. Where it fell short to me was the structure. The writing is phenomenal, and I took it in piece by piece and appreciated the words, but when I step back and think of this as a collection, it doesn't work as well for me. Even as I read through some larger chunks at a time, it didn't feel like I was reading one cohesive collection, it felt broken up. The sections weren't as defined by their content, but rather they blended together. As individual poems, though, I highly recommend checking out this one. It would be a great book to keep by a bedside table, and take in a poem or two at a time. Intake it slowly. Swallow it. Absorb it. Let the words sink in. That's the way this collection is best suited. *ARC provided by publisher for honest review*
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  • Anne
    January 1, 1970
    3.5 StarsRather than a novel, this is a collection of poems, illustrated poetry and prose by Jasmin Kaur, a young woman whose roots are in the Punjab and in Canada. The poetry reflects the female experience as a Sikh and a brown person dealing with all kinds of contemporary issues including systematic rape, feminism, racism and colonialism, and finally the need to love oneself as well as loving others.The first third of the book is particularly negative as though the author has a big chip on her 3.5 StarsRather than a novel, this is a collection of poems, illustrated poetry and prose by Jasmin Kaur, a young woman whose roots are in the Punjab and in Canada. The poetry reflects the female experience as a Sikh and a brown person dealing with all kinds of contemporary issues including systematic rape, feminism, racism and colonialism, and finally the need to love oneself as well as loving others.The first third of the book is particularly negative as though the author has a big chip on her shoulder – perhaps even a two by four – about her circumstances living as a Kaur in a Canadian Punjabi community.The second section is prose and focuses on Kiran who flees India to her aunt and uncle’s home in British Columbia because she is pregnant and does not want to abort the child – a girl she names Sahaara and who becomes the focus of the rest of the book as a high school student of color in a Canadian high school.The third section of the book marks a return to poetry which is surprisingly pleasant and lyrical and heartfelt in its clarity. The poems illuminate a minority that is rarely visible in Canadian society except for continued controversy over obvious religious symbols.The book is receiving a lot of praise but ultimately the format doesn’t work. The poetry is intense and full of passion but Kiran and Sahaara’s middle story feels like an interlude of clunky writing which ends awkwardly. Perhaps, this should have been two books so that the prose portion could have been more fully developed.This is a debut that bodes well for future cultural conversations.
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  • Princess Ivory
    January 1, 1970
    Fav poems/parts of the poem:there can be healingin what we hold in our hands.in how we hold our two hands.but we must loosen our fists first.Someone once told me that pressure makes diamonds what she forgot to mention was that although what they become can never be scratched, their walls are so hardened that they will shatter whatever they please, as tough as the pressure that let them be so maybe that’s why my insides look so much a struggle that should have set me free.If the words are a respo Fav poems/parts of the poem:there can be healingin what we hold in our hands.in how we hold our two hands.but we must loosen our fists first.Someone once told me that pressure makes diamonds what she forgot to mention was that although what they become can never be scratched, their walls are so hardened that they will shatter whatever they please, as tough as the pressure that let them be so maybe that’s why my insides look so much a struggle that should have set me free.If the words are a responsibility, a burden, a curse, a dying thing. If the words do not free you, why do you hold on to them?My generation aches to capture everything down to the aesthetics of a meal. The trouble is, there is no way to preserve life in a photograph.What would happen then? when we can’t pick up our own pieces let alone each other’s?How often were we turned to entirely different frequencies while we claimed to hear each other’s words? Our minds have always slipped past one another. just close enough to graze and catch nothing more than static."you are the most unlikely outcome of the most unlikely universe. the place where atoms and wonder met. gathering into muscle and heart nerve and skin lungs and light. you are overwhelming.""be easy with yourself. with your healing. know that this journey will very often look more like hills and valleys than a paved road. go within. find all the flowers and still water tucked beneath your chest.""we only know how to love in retrospect we attune our lungs to the sound of mourning as we recall all the signs that we chose to ignore ask yourself how many more times the earth will cry out to us before she finally goes silent."
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  • Kristen
    January 1, 1970
    Edelweiss+ provided me a DRC of this book in exchange for an honest review.This is a powerful collection of (mostly) poems--poems about being a woman, poems about racism and injustice, poems about the state of the world. Many of them were thought-provoking and emotional, and some are accentuated by simple but moving illustrations.Some of the issues I have with this collection are similar to the ones I had with Rupi Kaur's Milk and Honey. Some of the poems feel more like quotes or inspirational p Edelweiss+ provided me a DRC of this book in exchange for an honest review.This is a powerful collection of (mostly) poems--poems about being a woman, poems about racism and injustice, poems about the state of the world. Many of them were thought-provoking and emotional, and some are accentuated by simple but moving illustrations.Some of the issues I have with this collection are similar to the ones I had with Rupi Kaur's Milk and Honey. Some of the poems feel more like quotes or inspirational posters, and also WHAT IS WITH THE WAR ON CAPITALIZATION?! Seriously...am I missing something here? As a teacher, it is like PULLING TEETH to get students to capitalize the word "I"...and now I have to read a book full of it?! Ugh.There's also a short story inserted into the middle of the book, which--while well-written and entertaining--is quite a distraction. I was engaged in the story and then suddenly WHAM. Back to unrelated poems, and too bad for you if you started caring about the characters.Some great stuff here, but overall I'm a little confused.
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  • Beth M.
    January 1, 1970
    My September reads have just been knocking it out of the park for me, and this one is no exception. Kaur’s debut novel pulls together a mix of poetry, prose, and illustrations to tell the story of a young immigrant mother escaping a history of trauma to raise her daughter and live undocumented in North America. Tagged for ages 14+, this deeply moving work is sure to draw both young and older adults. Raw and introspective, both painful and uplifting to read, this book seamlessly conveys a rollerc My September reads have just been knocking it out of the park for me, and this one is no exception. Kaur’s debut novel pulls together a mix of poetry, prose, and illustrations to tell the story of a young immigrant mother escaping a history of trauma to raise her daughter and live undocumented in North America. Tagged for ages 14+, this deeply moving work is sure to draw both young and older adults. Raw and introspective, both painful and uplifting to read, this book seamlessly conveys a rollercoaster of emotions in a very real way.Kaur censors herself little in this work, exploring themes that are profound yet easy to identify with in a mighty resounding voice. Dividing the book into six sections, she tackles everything from immigration, stigma, discrimination, and repression to trauma, abuse, mental health, and relationships both romantic and filial.Much of the subject matter here is quite difficult to process, however Kaur does not flinch, does not hide from it. And while I am not an “own voices” reviewer of this book, I am deeply thankful for the opportunity to see these experiences through the eyes of such a skilled writer and artist.Many thanks to Harper Collins for gifting me this book. A full review will be forthcoming for The Nerd Daily. When You Ask Me Where I’m Going will be released on October 1st.
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  • Jennifer MacMullin
    January 1, 1970
    3.5 stars; I always struggle to review poetry collections. Jasmin Kaur has written a book of poetry and prose that paints the experience of a female immigrant and tackles things like sexual abuse, feminism, racism, and undocumented immigrants.My issue is how it doesn’t seem to fit together seamlessly. The first section is full of poetry which is deep and impactful. But then it turns into a story about a Sikh woman who is raped but has decided to keep her daughter, and who leaves Punjab to live w 3.5 stars; I always struggle to review poetry collections. Jasmin Kaur has written a book of poetry and prose that paints the experience of a female immigrant and tackles things like sexual abuse, feminism, racism, and undocumented immigrants.My issue is how it doesn’t seem to fit together seamlessly. The first section is full of poetry which is deep and impactful. But then it turns into a story about a Sikh woman who is raped but has decided to keep her daughter, and who leaves Punjab to live with her aunt in Canada.I loved Kiran and Sahaara’s story. To me this almost read like a YA book, but it ends kind of abruptly and awkwardly. I think that if this was longer and more fleshed out, this could’ve been a book on its own and I would’ve loved it!And then after that it goes back to poetry again. I think all of it is beautiful and will tug on your heartstrings whether you personally relate or not, but I feel like as a collection the different sections don’t mesh as well.That said, I think lots of people will find meaning and connection to at least some of Jasmin Kaur’s work. I’d definitely recommend this book to fans of Rupi Kaur!
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  • Ciera
    January 1, 1970
    Jasmin Kaur’s debut novel encompasses a collection of stunning poetry perfect for lovers of Rupi Kaur and Elizabeth Acevedo. Kaur alternates between short stories and poetry, accompanied by illustrations. Her collection tells the story of Kiran who flees a history of trauma and raises her daughter Sahaara in North America. Delving into the themes surrounding Kaur’s culture including sexual assault, immigration, mental health, and healing. There is something for everyone in Kaur’s work. The writi Jasmin Kaur’s debut novel encompasses a collection of stunning poetry perfect for lovers of Rupi Kaur and Elizabeth Acevedo. Kaur alternates between short stories and poetry, accompanied by illustrations. Her collection tells the story of Kiran who flees a history of trauma and raises her daughter Sahaara in North America. Delving into the themes surrounding Kaur’s culture including sexual assault, immigration, mental health, and healing. ⁣⁣There is something for everyone in Kaur’s work. The writing is both incredibly timely and timeless. I didn’t find myself relating to all of her work, but for the poems that did to speak to me, I just want to mentally paste those in my head forever. I found Kiran’s storyline a little difficult to follow, but I ended up using Kaur’s poems as a form of reflection for the experiences I have had in my own life. This is one of those books that you can keep referring back to time and time again. If you’re a Rupi Kaur fan, I recommend picking this one up.
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