and he is a lake while you are an ocean, but you try to excuse that because you know most other people are just glasses of water
Kept in a small bowl, the goldfish will remain small. WIth more space, the fish can grow double, triple, or quadruple its size. It occured to me then, that perhaps the reason for my growth was that I was intended for larger things. After all, a giant man can’t have an ordinary-sized life.
“i was always an unusual girl. my mother told me i had a chameleon soul. no compass pointing due north. no fixed personality. just an innate indecisiveness that was as wide and wavering as the ocean.”