— Ursula Le Guin, Searoad (via trenchantashell)
"My soul is ten thousand miles wide and extremely invisibly deep. It is the same size as the sea, and you cannot, you cannot cram it into beer cans and fingernails and stake it out in lots and own it. It will drown you all and never even notice."
"She came to in the ferocious moonlight. A broken girl, atop broken stalks of cane. Pain everywhere but alive. Alive."
— Junot Diaz, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao