“...there are some things for which there are no answers, no matter how beautiful the words may be.”
“Sometimes poetry--words--give us a small, lovely look at ourselves. And sometimes that is enough.”
“Byrd: It is important because we are giving her something to take away with her when she goes.
Lalo: What will she take with her?
Sophie: And what will we have when she's gone?
Byrd looked at Sophie and shook her head because she couldn't speak”