I’m feeling good…
Good like the cool rain taking the heat out of a sultry day
Like the breeze causing my skirt to gently sway
In that zany, loopy fun kind of cray
Good like finding a long-lost favored ring
A walk in the park the first days of spring
On a hot day, a sip of some cool fruity thing
Good like cutting with the Little Joker in Spades
Knowing I still have the big one to be played
Hiding the gleam in my eyes behind some shades
Oh, I’m feeling good.
For I’ve spent way too many days with my smile lying
Fake laughing to cover how my heart was crying
In a world not even close to caring how my soul was dying
And too long I let others tell me how I should be
But never was it ever what I knew I could be
So now I only work on what is it good to me
Now that’s not saying I’m not feeling for my brothers set adrift
Or lost my empathy for my sisters getting the short shrift
Or that I don’t care about our socio and economic rift
Because sometimes the world makes me wanna holla from that stress
And like Marvin I want to know what’s going on with this mess and…
Excuse me, I digress…
Where was I?
Yeah, but right now? I’m feeling good!
Good like looking the mirror and loving the sight
Whether in silks by day or leathers by night
When I know I’ve got it all together so tight
Good enough to wear a mini in a skinny crowd
Not hide my beauty in some mumu or shroud
Head high, gut forward, loud and proud
And yes, sometimes it comes to pass
That there are those who chose to lambast
For they have a problem with my fat ass
But I’m not the one that’s going to obsess
And with each bite of food reassess and…
Oh excuse me again, I digress…
I am feeling good!
Good like having a day that started with doubt
But then proving I do know what I’m about
And later catching someone fine checking me out
That kind of good that can only come from within
That sneaky good I feel when I’m about to sin
With the one that gives me more than just a grin
The good of being in the zone
When my voice takes on that tone
Like the sound of a pleasured moan
Good like when I get that feeling of that special caress
From the hand slipping slowly under my dress and…
Damn, did it again, huh? My bad… Excuse me… I digress…
But no, y’all just don’t understand! I’m feeling good!
The giddy with friends that’s fondly tolerated
The kind of good that’s always celebrated
Where those near can’t help be feel elevated!
Feeling like Joy has answered my speed dial!
Good like not a thing on this earth can cramp my style
Good like the strength of my strut, the gleam of my smile
Good for the first time in a long time I feel like I’m able
To handle the crap still left on my mental table
Feeling a good, that’s so good, that I a poet can’t even label!
Umph – that kind of good!
And yeah I know I can’t sing it as Nina would, but
Birds flying high, you know how I feel
Sun up in the sky, you know how I feel
Leaves drifting on by, you know how I feel
It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me and…
I’m feeling GOOD!
Feeling good about dVerse ~ Poets Pub’s | OpenLinkNight : Week 104