Guardian Angel is a collection of poems from the acclaimed poet, Amy Kaur. Taking the reader on a journey through life, the poems chart the story of a young Asian woman, brought up in a strict Indian... More > family and forced into an arranged marriage to an abusive husband.
The poetry tells of her longings for love and acceptance, of the harsh realities of life with an abusive husband who regularly would beat and threaten to kill her, through to escape back to the hands of parents who forced her into another arranged marriage for the cycle to repeat itself all over again.
From the depths of a mental breakdown and being sectioned to the process of rebuilding her life to find happiness, inner peace and acceptance for the past, this collection of poems show how abuse need not last forever and that the future can be bright.< Less
Guardian Angel is a collection of poems that charts the story of a young Asian woman, brought up in a strict Indian family and forced into two arranged marriages to abusive husbands.
The poetry tells... More > of her longings for love and acceptance, and the harsh realities of life with abusive men who regularly would beat and threaten to kill her. From the depths of mental breakdown and being sectioned to the process of rebuilding her life, Amy Kaur’s poetry masterfully captures the emotions of a journey from turmoil and rejection to inner peace and happiness.
Books like Guardian Angel can often be introspective and difficult to follow, yet Amy’s book manages to powerfully communicate her emotions and her feelings in a way that few others have achieved.
Disturbing, challenging, deeply thoughtful yet still liberating and uplifting, Guardian Angel demonstrates the healing power of poetry.< Less