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A New Old Feeling
by D L Johnson

Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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A little something that could turn into a song...someday. dlj

A New Old Feeling
© 2007
Dan Johnson

A new old feeling persistently beats inside my head,
with stories about a love affair, long time dead.
Then one day, there you stood,
and just like before…the sight of you
made my whole world A hazy blue…
now I’ve got that new old feeling once again.
Any common sense I thought I had…proved so wrong…
Now the love I have for you is twice as strong,

I blame it on that new old feeling of love that
beats inside my head…just beats
like a 4-4 count inside my head,
and now
I’ve got that new old feeling…and I don’t think it’s going to go away.
I pray that feeling lasts a million years and then…one more day.

I won’t run and hide, no place to go,
just gonna lay around smiling
and praying everyday to thank the lord above
because I love this new old feeling and this time
I know that it’s here to stay.

Dan Johnson
 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 3/4/2011
wonít run and hide, no place to go,
just gonna lay around smiling
and praying everyday to thank the lord above
because I love this new old feeling and this time
I know that itís here to stay.

These verses and the whole song expresses something to which I can relate, Dan. Thank you. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 5/1/2008
Good, you are looking forward to a brand new day and into the future. It can be put to song it is so good a psalm. Enjoyed the positiveness in this one and never do get down and out as you can always go on with someone new and thank God for that.
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 4/26/2008
I love this and you never know it has the making for a fine tune Dan, and I hope it is here to stay. Thank you for sharing.

Newfie Hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Eileen Granfors 4/19/2008
I love this! It captures the heart and though we may be with someone and love mellows over time, there are also shining moments when we appreciate how much we have. Good reminder, Dan! Eileen
Reviewed by Jon Willey 4/17/2008
The inner, musical beat of a happy soul. You're on a roll now. Jon Michael Willey
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 4/17/2008
Yes...that new today Old Feeling...after we have lost so many, at least can we hold fast to one of those old feelings?
I think I hear Johnny Cash tunning that old guitar...

Georg
Reviewed by Myrna Badgerow 4/17/2008
"That new old feeling' eh? I want whatever it is you're having...lol
This could be a great song, my friend... and a Happy Thursday to you!

Smiles,
Myrna
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 4/17/2008
Lovely,just lovely..well done sweet Dan..have a wonderful and safe day...Hugsssss
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/16/2008
It is very lyrical, I was even humming a melody to it.I like it a lot Dan,you should follow through on it!...ET
Reviewed by Randall Barfield 4/16/2008
It's rejuvenation and it's glorious, an feeling unsurpassed.
Reviewed by Walt Hardester 4/16/2008
I got the 4-4 in my head too Dan, good job on this one.

Walt
Reviewed by stan nassano 4/16/2008
i got that 4-4 beat happening right now in my head geat write
dan,yep it's got a thing going on about it...
stan
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 4/16/2008
Oh how sweet and sincere this is. Hold on to the feeling for all it is worth....

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by F William Broome 4/16/2008
Sounds good to me. You write the lyrics and I'll sing the song! That outght to kill it coming off the shelves! Go fer it, boy!
- Bill

Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/16/2008
That New Old Feeling - now that would make a pretty cool song title, my friend, and you've already started penning it. When can we hear it on You Tube??!!
Reviewed by Stan Grimes 4/16/2008
We need some music to go with that, Dan
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/16/2008
Beautiful, meaningful lyrics, Dan, exquisitely penned.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Michael Guy 4/16/2008
I really like the way the second stanza ends: " I pray that feeling....one more day" Great line and an overall good rhythm that might need a little editing if set to song but good... the title almost reminds me of the old "Jethro Tull" song: "A New Day Yesterday" but a more country feel here - first stanza is great as is.... Keep it going... michael guy



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