"So, it was fun?"
"Well, the night kind of ended in a danceoff."
"Ha. Really? Did you win?"
"Yeah...but...when the night ends with a danceoff, everybody loses."
How to become a literary, a luminary, to know and feel a sparkling flash of purpose and sense of self? In college, I dreamt of becoming a big city fish. In New York, I'm finding that everyone's a piranha.