[3/10] The Waves by Virginia Woolf
"I see nothing. We may sink and settle on the waves. The sea will drum in my ears. The white petals will be darkened with sea water. They will float for a moment and then sink. Rolling over the waves will shoulder me under. Everything falls in a tremendous shower, dissolving me."
"But a knife ain’t just a thing, is it? it’s a choice, it’s something you do. a knife says yes or no, cut or not, die or don’t. a knife takes a decision out of your hand and puts it in the world and it never goes back again."
— Patrick Ness, The Knife of never Letting Go