|Leprosy does not affect the soul.|
Velvet RebellionThis childlike enthusiasm I have - these curious eyebrowsVelvet Rebellion by xXminceXx
this lustrous laughter that draws your mind away from all these people
all these strangers around you
is my rebel rider running free.
More stubborn than a crowd of angry protesters
I wave my banner of joy
I rebel against this dark, lurching world full of so much cold intellectuality and fake depth.
Clutching all that is real and beautiful and shining
pulling it into myself, filling myself to overflowing
with a certain simple urgency.
But what makes this bubbling spirit so radiant is not the lightness of it
and certainly not of being -
it is the depth.
Mine is a laugh that reaches deep into the core of an old eternal heart.
You cannot touch it.
Mine is the heart of a child, older than age, older than life
Blooming in her certain wis