Everyday Romance

It’s a week till Valentines Day. What have you got planned? A sweet date with your partner or just a normal day? I’m not in a relationship at the moment, so I’ve nothing planned except writing and more writing.

Let me get you into the mood for romance~

Hello you with the beautiful eyes, it’s me, someone you don’t know. But I want to know you, can we be friends? 
We already know each other…but can I know you more? I don’t know why, but I somehow feel a certain attraction to you…like it was destiny.


Hello and Goodbye

Goodbye – 2NE1

Hello everyone! For most of us university students, the new semester or quarter has begun. For those that live in the United States of America, we have a new president. We are divided among feelings. Some of us are sad, hurt, and angry. Some of us fear what is yet to come. Some of us hope that these four years will bring many blessings and greatness. Some of us feel everything.

Today is also the day that a renown Kpop band called 2NE1 released their last song. Goodbye. They released it as three instead of four, since one member has already left the company the group had a contract with. It is goodbye to a lot of things: goodbye winter break, goodbye Obama family, goodbye 2NE1, and goodbye to anyone else in our individual lives that is leaving us today.

But this song has an interesting title in its original language. 안녕 (‘annyeong’) 안녕 can both be said as hello and goodbye. Even though we are saying goodbye, goodbye is not forever. The memories of it still linger within us in our hearts. It is not a true goodbye. It is “see you in the near future”. And when we see you, we will say “Hello.”


Reality – Akdong Musician (AKMU) 악동뮤지션

Just your average day today. Let’s face it, most of our days are based on routine. We get out of bed, clean ourselves up, and get ready to go to work or school. After that, we come home, eat dinner, maybe sit back and relax for a few hours before going back to sleep.

I’ve been reading and watching a lot of dramas lately. It’s bad, I know. I always get that solemn feeling when I watch as the day pass by and nothing exciting happens. How come the drama happens to only leading characters of a story?

But you know, we are the leading characters of our own life story. There are little moments here and there that happen once in a while. Maybe nothing as dramatic as getting a supernatural being as a neighbor, but once in a while, some drama happens, and the plot thickens in our life. We could wave it off, saying it could happen to anyone, but in reality, it can happen to anyone.

This is the reality of it all.

In the meantime, if you’re looking for some songs that aren’t love songs, check out some of this duo’s song. They’re a brother/sister group, and they write their own songs! 🙂


Breakup Aftermaths

It’s Over  – Lee Hi 이하이

Words in your head when you finally get over that person

Recently I had two friends break up after dating for 5 years. He had moved on quite quickly, and the she had finally gotten over him just a few days ago. There was so much bitterness and regret in their words, but nothing could compare to the anger hidden behind her last words. Though this song is quite cheerful sounding, the lyrics tell a lot. Their relationship was not honest at least 90% of the time on his part. I guess that was why it had to end.

Who can stand all the secrets and lies anyway?

Lyrics and Translations can be found here.