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

1. "If we knew how to find the lost, we would know how to rediscover the parts of our minds left behind in battle."
- Margarita Engle, The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom

2. "The old life is gone, my days are new, but time is still a mystery of wishes, and this sad, confusing fragrance. " —Rosa"
- Margarita Engle, The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom

3. "I can't understand why dark northern soldiers and light ones are seperated into different brigades. The dead are all buried together in hasty mass graves, bones touching."
- Margarita Engle, The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom

4. "Can it be true that freedom only exists when it is a treasure, shared by all?"
- Margarita Engle, The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom

5. "The child tells me her grandmother showed her how to cure sadness by sucking the juice of an orange, while standing on a beach. Toss the peels onto a wave. Watch the sadness float away."
- Margarita Engle, The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom

6. "Slavery all day, and then, suddenly, by nightfall- freedom!"
- Margarita Engle, The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom

7. "Hatred must be a hard thing to learn."
- Margarita Engle, The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom

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