Lady Flava’s Poetry “He Plays Me…My Piano Man

He Plays Me…My Piano Man

Sometimes he plays the keys across my body

Hitting notes I’ve never heard from within myself as the abstract movement shift in tempo

And in those moments I feel loved, allowing his powerful energy to consume me

I sway back and forth, meeting every beat as if I’m orchestrating the song but it’s his essence that causes the dance to continue

My toes curl and I moan from inside out and back again, am I singing…

I find my peace, as he plays his piece upon my keyboard, which I let him it’s his

Soft and gentle melodies 

Hard and powerful cords

Prediction and surprises as notes rise and fall

Never a disappointing experience as I feel his music erupt from his soul into mine and dig my nails into the piercing fullness of musical climax

Breathing fast with crescendos exploding, quieting to a whispering  sonnet

He tells me words that I’m beautiful, as if he really means it, but his music allows me to feel it every time he plays across my keyboard

And I fall in love with him Time and Time again, as we continue our lustful journey

Engulfed by the sounds of his presence and feeling the aftershocks of the melodic holding between us

Soft and gentle melodies 

Hard and powerful cords 

Trusting his song is so important to me, so I close my eyes and pray

Knowing God gave him a gift and talent to play his heart for many to experience and wondering if I am his real muse

And I listen…I really listen and I feel him, all of him playing cords that make sense to only us

My soul craves his music, his rhythm pleasantly sweeps over me as I drift off to sleep

Sending shivers up my spine as the tempo speeds up and slows down in my dreams or not

Allowing myself to get caught up in the transitions of the cadence of my own voice, wondering if am I awake and is he still here next me me

Soft and gentle melodies 

Hard and powerful cords 

The steady pounding on the keys keeps the rhythm and the arch of his fingers creates the mystery of the story

Throwing me off with a push and pull as I try to meet the progression of every key

At times the lyrics slip out and more and more of his musical soul is revealed to me as I allow my bricks to come down and share my song

With Funky tones and soulful cries I revel in the openness of what I come to know with him

A mixture of black and white keys creates the journey to a natural reaction, driven by the stroke of his fingers and I scream a climatic song 

Soft and gentle melodies 

Hard and powerful cords 

The notes become quiet and his breath is shallow as his revelation comes to a halt

Leaving me with a knowing of his presence, as his song plays over and over in my head

I search to see if it’s just the remnants the flow of yesterday 

Producer or should I say conductor or maybe even Song Writer … Naw, you’re my piano man

Running up and down my keyboard playing me inside and out and I love it, I crave it

Soft and gentle melodies 

Hard and powerful cords

Remembering, I scream…

Closing my eyes and feeling the vibe

Waiting for the next piano journey of scales to be played

Only you know the direction to take my mind, body and soul 

I know you, I’ve heard that tune over and over, but every time it’s a new experience…something changes and I trust the notes you play across my fragile body, you are the director of this performance

An excitement draws me to your music and I pay attention as a passion keeps me in the moment of musical bliss

But your musical power and authentic form of communication has captured my attention and that’s why I stand by you, besides you, under you and over you…

Soft and gentle melodies 

Hard and powerful cords

Play Me Piano Man….Even if it’s just a fantasy of a memory of once upon a time.

Written by Lady Flava 

8/25/19

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