Sunday, January 31, 2010

Phenomenal Woman

I'm happy. Rukma Jhildyal, I love you! I don't know whether we're going to be friends or even stay in touch 15 years from now, but today, right here, right now, I love you. You Have made a difference to my life and I'm definitely going to try.
B'bye suffocation. Hello breeze and wind. I know thing aren't always going to be rosy. They aren't always going to be great. I will probably slip and fall. I'm going to scratch my knees and bleed. But I'm going to try. I'm breathing in, breathing out. The snow is falling and I ran across the field with non-grip sneakers and I didn't slip! There will be times when I won't slip. I have a Physics assignment due in a few and you have a midterm tomorrow ( I really hope you pass that, by the way, you know, our kind of pass- not a 60% pass) but right now, things are GREAT! I can't stop smiling, There is this grin stretched across my face like a Cheshire Cat and it's getting kinda creepy now, but I don't care. And it feels So, so good! God, it feels good. Some perspective really really helps.
Goodbye bitterness. Goodbye dimunitive shrinking touch me not. Welcome back Riddhi. =D

Phenomenal Woman

Pretty women wonder where my secret lies
I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
But when I start to tell them
They think I'm telling lies.
I say,
It's in the reach of my arms
The span of my hips,
The stride of my step,
The curl of my lips.
I'm a woman
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.
I walk into a room
Just as cool as you please,
And to a man,
The fellows stand or
Fall down on their knees.
Then they swarm around me,
A hive of honey bees.
I say,
It's the fire in my eyes
And the flash of my teeth,
The swing of my waist,
And the joy in my feet.
I'm a woman
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.
Men themselves have wondered
What they see in me.
They try so much
But they can't touch
My inner mystery.
When I try to show them,
They say they still can't see.
I say
It's in the arch of my back,
The sun of my smile,
The ride of my breasts,
The grace of my style.
I'm a woman
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.
Now you understand
Just why my head's not bowed.
I don't shout or jump about
Or have to talk real loud.
When you see me passing
It ought to make you proud.
I say,
It's in the click of my heels,
The bend of my hair,
The palm of my hand,
The need of my care,
'Cause I'm a woman
Phenomenal woman,
That's me.

P.S- To confused readers, I'm Really happy right now. Just be happy along with me, ok? This is, a Very Big Deal. So just, be HAPPY!


Anushka said...


And yes, Maya Angelou is a goddess, isn't she?

Shahana said...

I too shall love Rukma Jhildyal.
I'm happy you're happy..
<3 <3

Trisha said...

*sharpens knife*

Riddhi G.D said...

@Noosh and Shy- <33 And yeah. She is. She really, really is.
@Trisha- Why?!! =O

Riddhi G.D said...

In retrospect, HahahahHAHAHAHA!