THE SCARLET IBIS QUOTES

“He’s all there! He’s all there!”

“He seemed all there, and I couldn’t believe he wasn’t.”

“Pride is a wonderful, terrible thing, a seed that bears two vines, life and death.”

“I did not know then that pride is a wonderful, terrible thing, a seed that bears two vines, life and death.”

“I plan for us to go places together, us always together.”

“I touched him and my fingers came away wet.”

“The oriole nest rocked back and forth like an empty cradle.”

“He had been bleeding from the mouth, and his neck and the front of his shirt were stained a brilliant red.”

“He’s going to die! You did it! You smothered him to death!” “I sobbed, and I heard Doodle crying too.”

“He had failed and we both knew it. He had been burdened with so many expectations and had not been able to fulfill them all.”

“I lay there crying, sheltering my fallen scarlet ibis from the heresy of rain.”

“He seemed to be smiling at me from the arms of the crooked, bloody tree.” MAHADEV ENGLISH QUOTES

“His voice would fill the loft, and his laugh would make everything seem fine.”

“For a long time, it seemed forever, I lay there crying, sheltering my fallen scarlet ibis from the heresy of rain.”

“I watched Doodle climb slowly into the wagon and lie down in the backseat.”

“Even death did not mar its grace, for it lay on the earth like a broken vase of red flowers.”

“I began to weep, and the tear-blurred vision in red before me looked very familiar.”

“His voice was, silence, and when he spoke, it was like the tongue of a bird.”

“I knew that Doodle was going to die, and all of a sudden it seemed as if I couldn’t bear the thought of it.”

“The flowers had wilted, and the bird had died, but still he would not answer me.”

“I will teach him to walk, I thought proudly, and so I did.”

“Doodle! Don’t leave me! Don’t leave me!”

“For of all my brother’s wishes, the one that named him made him well.”