Boy: I feel like all my emotions about everything were just more pronounced and greater when I was between 13 and 18.
Girl: They were, but you were full of hormones. Now you're just dead inside.
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.