Saturday, June 9, 2007

Compound

9 comments:

Kathy said...

"Bricks are crumbling in places, and the front door is so swollen you have to push hard to get in." Sandra Cisneros, The House on Mango Street p. 4

Kathy said...

"Today we are Cinderella because our feet fit exactly, and we laugh at Rachel's one foot with a girl's grey sock and a lady's high heel." Sandra Cisneros, House on Mango Street, p. 40

Bonnie said...

She looked out the window, but her gaze turned inward. Terry Tempest Williams, An Unspoken Hunger, page 93.

Anonymous said...

“Eyes may be the window to the soul, but shoes are the gateway to the psyche.”
— Linda O'Keeffe

Claire said...

"And this made sense, that it was an apricot, for an apricot would have filled my eighteen-month-old hand in teh ay a peach would fill my adult one."
The Opposite of Fate by Amy Tan

Tracy said...

"I could have screamed, but I didn't. I could have fought, but I didn't." Maggie Stiefvater Shiver p. 1

Tracy said...

"My stocking cap was stuffed in the pocket of my coat, but I knew my wolf didn't always recognize me when I was wearing it, so I left it off." Maggie Stiefvater, Shiver p. 18

JDH said...

"We went to the moon to have fun, but the moon turned out to completely suck." Feed, by M.T. Anderson

Lynn said...

"His lips parted into a timid smile, and our neighbor's image blurred with my sudden tears."-To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee