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“A fish swims in my lung. Without you, / what is there to celebrate?”
“Imagination, like memory, can transform lies to truths ...”
“But Celia soon grew to love Havana, its crooked streets and the balconies like elegant chariots in the air.”
“Memory is a skilled seducer.”
“Why is it that most people aspire to little more than comfort?”
“The familiar is insistent and deadly.”
“There is a moment of each dawn that appears disguised as dusk, Lourdes decides, and for that brief moment the day neither begins nor ends.”
“Women who outlive their daughters are orphans, Abuela tells me. Only their granddaughters can save them, guard their knowledge like the first fire.”
Christina Garcia, Cuban-born U.S. writer, journalist