Happiness within

When anguish tugs down on the corners of my mouth

and fastens itself stubbornly in my throat

I just remember this marvelously refreshing feeling:

Heart pounding stronger than pulsing sound waves

Legs pumping and reliable

Crisp white gusts of wind in my face

An excited blush pricks my cheeks and nose

A bubbling giggle tickles and delights my senses

Eyes shining and eager

Eyebrows pulled so high up they accentuate the eyes’ raw excitement

Hair whipping wildly without care

A smile splitting my face

Running endlessly

Possibilities flashing

Gasping for air

Spirit soaring beyond the highest clouds

White dress splaying

Carefree and wonderful

Is the child inside me

This poem is about: 
Me

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