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  • "What's it feel like?"

    "What's what feel like?"

    "You know. When it happens. When there's nothing there and then just like that there is."

    "You mean to have her?"

    "Yeah, like one minute nothing and the next there's this amazing thing washed up on a shore and everything is new and everything is changed."

    "I don't know. It feels like this. Put your hand anywhere in this room, put it on my chest here. Feel that? That's what it feels like. Like it always felt, but more."
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