Locomotion Quotes

Woodson, Jacqueline
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You need to smile more, Lonnie; You need to laugh sometimes; maybe make a little noise.”
-- Miss Edna (First)

Importance: Lonnie has lived with Miss Edna for awhile with her constantly telling him to be quiet by this point. He has become so quiet that Miss Edna has become concerned and urges him to speak out and be happy. This is an important part of the learning process as these two people become accustomed to being a family.

Fall so fast; and so far; and for so long you don't; have to worry about where you're gonna live next; where you gonna be; if somebody all of a sudden; changes their mind about living with you.”
-- Lonnie (Roof Poem II)

Importance: Lonnie is looking up at the night sky and imagining what it would be like to fall upward into that vast unknown. He clearly states his fear of an uncertain future.

Writing makes me remember.; It's like my...
-- Lonnie (Tuesday)

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