freya_victoria (freya_victoria) wrote,

Alicia Yánez Cossío "Bruna and Her Sisters in the Sleeping City"

"No, that wasn’t youth, something on the surface of pinkish skin, hormones and surgery, firm, hard flesh, the absence of wrinkles on the face, where time sows and incubates its seeds; youth was an open and sincere approach to life, the ability to fall in love with someone or something, an inner power to daydream, a tendency toward love and understanding, a vitality for friendship, and an energy for getting through daily life. There would always be the eternal problem of the spirit, never of the body, and of balance between being and Being… "
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