The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom Quotes

Margarita Engle
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"Hatred must be a hard thing to learn."
Part One: The Names of the Flowers, 1850-51, pp. 22

"Jose and I are both learning how to learn."
Part Two: The Ten Years' War, 1868-78, pp. 42

"Sometimes, war feels like just one more form of slavery."
Part Three, The Little War, 1878-80, pp. 69

"Sometimes war feels like a lonely child's game, one that explodes out of control."
Part Three, The Little War, 1878-80, pp. 70

"If we knew how to find the lost, we would know how to rediscover the parts of our minds left behind in battle."
Part Three, The Little War, 1878-80, pp. 72

"This is how you heal a wound: clean the flesh. Sew the skin. Pray for the soul. Wait."
Part Three, The Little War, 1878-80, pp. 73

"The Little War? How can there be a little war? Are some deaths smaller than other, leaving mothers who weep a...

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