are a bundle of good-will and aimless energy
are sweet innocence and a lifetime of bitterness.
are eloquence and stutters, contradictions.
are colliding thoughts
the whispered and the screaming,
incurably maddening and impenetrable.
are soiled and dirtied and jaded and anxious and shaken and sad;
impossibly overwhelmed by it all.
are the tender and enraged
the beautiful and the burdened,
the heavy-hearted but unfalteringly brave and forgiven because You
are the devil
and the divine
and the mortal all in one,
but still choose to trudge onwards,
to infinity and beyond,