I Always Knew, The Vaccines
Do you know this place?
I want to say yes.
Don’t cry, Booboo. Remember the flag only halfway up the pole? Booboo, there are two ways to lower a flag to half-mast. Are you listening? Because no shit I really have to sleep here in a second. So listen - one way to lower the flag to half mast is just to lower the flag. There’s another way though. You can also just raise the pole. You can raise the pole to like twice its original height. You get me?
You understand what I mean, Mario?
She’s plenty sad, I bet."
Infinite Jest, David Foster Wallace