"How do I feel?" he cried. "Well, I don't know how to say it. I feel, I feel--" he waved his hands in the air-- "I feel like spring after winter, and sun on the leaves; and like trumpets and harps and all the songs I have ever heard!"
Whew! Future writers, take note. This is how to describe!
Tolkien, J. R. R. The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Ballantine: New York, 1955.