It was time to be honest with myself. To survive all the shame this world will throw at you, you have to hold yourself tall, look your accuser straight in the eye. Even if it’s your own face looking back at you.
Chapter 2 (p. 72)
She had a yearning to lose herself in this noisy throng of people going about the business of staying alive.Nalo Hopkinson
Since Baby’s birth, she had learned that the first few months of motherhood were about fatigue and leakiness.Nalo Hopkinson
I don’t pay much mind to politricks. Never met a politician who wouldn’t try to convince you that salt was sugar.Nalo Hopkinson
Children were pack animals; let any one of them act different from the group, and the rest would bring him down.Nalo Hopkinson
“Children,” I said to her. “For the first little while, they not exactly human, you don’t find?”Nalo Hopkinson