The Book of Light Quotes.

1. "Come celebrate with me that every day something has tried to kill me and has failed."
- Lucille Clifton, The Book of Light

2. "they will empty your eyes of everything you love"
- Lucille Clifton, The Book of Light

3. "who among us can imagine ourselves unimagined? who among us can speak with so fragile tongue and remain proud?"
- Lucille Clifton, The Book of Light

4. "so many languages have fallen off the edge of the world"
- Lucille Clifton, The Book of Light

5. "dreaming your x-ray vision could see the beauty in me."
- Lucille Clifton, The Book of Light

6. "her dangling braids the color of rain."
- Lucille Clifton, The Book of Light

7. "i am rejuvenated bones rising from the dear floor where they found you"
- Lucille Clifton, The Book of Light

8. "a tongue blistered with smiling"
- Lucille Clifton, The Book of Light

9. "they are shrouding words so that families cannot find them."
- Lucille Clifton, The Book of Light

10. "was my first landscape, red brown as the clay of her georgia."
- Lucille Clifton, The Book of Light

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