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… we continue at twenty-four years of age we make way through the massacre here from where we were born and from where we died toward all the cities in the world toward all the students and teachers in the world.”
-- The Speaker (Author/Poet) (Part 1, “ayotzinapa” paragraph Poem - "ayotzinapa")

Importance: This quote, with its metaphoric implication that the spirit, goals, and integrity of these young protests will continue out into the world despite their deaths, can also be seen as a metaphoric reference to an aspect of the book's thematic emphasis on the need for revolution. This is the idea that the spirit of revolution can itself travel out into the world and make itself known, or felt, wherever there is oppression.

… mama says you gotta sing she says / you got wings but from what skies from where could / they rise what are the things the no-things called love / how can its power be fixed or grasped.
-- The Speaker (Author / Poet) (Part 1, “Ayotzinapa” paragraph Poem: “Almost Livin' Almost Dyin'")

Importance: While the poem...

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