Meg Medina Quotes

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Meg Medina Quotes

The camera does a close-up on the girl who can miraculously see again. It cuts to the mother-in-law, then to the clueless husband. All at once, the credits run.
"Maldito sea!" Lila shoves the coffee table with her foot. "We have to wait to see that hussy get whats coming?"
"Please. You know whats coming." I rub perfume on my wrists and sniff. Its better than sour milk, and it reminds me of fancy department stores where I can only browse. I stuff a few samples in my pocket. "Its going to end the way all the novelas end. Everybody happy."
She shoos away my idea like its a bad smell. "So what? Nobody gets happy the same way. Thats whats interesting.
— Meg Medina —

Take care not to listen to anyone who tells you what you can and can't be in life.

— Meg Medina

You know where this Yaqui girl is going to be in a few years if she doesn't change? She'll still be there, same as always in her old neighborhood
a nobody with nothing. And guess what? That's her worst fear.

— Meg Medina

When I write now, I pretend I'm holding hands with the old me. I try to make sense of all those questions for her ...

— Meg Medina

The camera does a close-up on the girl who can miraculously see again. It cuts to the mother-in-law, then to the clueless husband. All at once, the credits run.
"Maldito sea!" Lila shoves the coffee table with her foot. "We have to wait to see that hussy get what's coming?"
"Please. You know what's coming." I rub perfume on my wrists and sniff. It's better than sour milk, and it reminds me of fancy department stores where I can only browse. I stuff a few samples in my pocket. "It's going to end the way all the novelas end. Everybody happy."
She shoos away my idea like it's a bad smell. "So what? Nobody gets happy the same way. That's what's interesting.

— Meg Medina

Son unas cualquieras, she mutters. Nobodies. No culture, no family life, illiterates, she means. The kind of people who make her cross to the other side of the street if she meets them in the dark on payday. They're her worst nightmare of what a Latin girl can become in the United States. Their big hoop earrings and plucked eyebrows, their dark lips painted like those stars in the old black-and-white movies, their tight T-shirts that show too much curve and invite boys' touches.

— Meg Medina

How can you say bad things about someone you don't know?" I shout. "How can you hate a stranger? Why do you have to pick on people?" she's not better than Yaqui. It's like everywhere there's a bully in my face.

— Meg Medina

Estas hecha una mujer." She shakes her head sadily. A lot of the salon women tell me this: "You've become a woman." None of them ever sounds too happy about it.

— Meg Medina

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