好妹妹乐队:《冬》 (Hao MeiMei Band: “Winter”)

A little colder
A winter’s day of dancing snowflakes
That day I passed your door
That road we wandered together

[A]
A little more distant
Youth’s hazy season
Your smile materializes in the wind
Drowning my eyes as white snow does

[CHORUS part 1]
How many years has it been?
Flowers fall, people scatter, the two separate
I want to ask whether or not inside the white clouds
there are raindrops that become likenesses of you

[CHORUS part 2]
The moon falls, the crow calls, frost fills the sky
What were once blue seas are now mulberry fields*
Spring goes and autumn comes once more
Will you miss the me that once was?

Lalala…

[A] [CHORUS part 1] [CHORUS part 2]

Spring goes and autumn comes once more
Will you miss the me that once was?



Notes:

*”Blue seas turn into mulberry fields” is an idiom for “great transformations in the world.” I decided to keep the literal meanings since they do break up the idiom, and to keep the “what once was/were” phrase consistent with the last line.

Melancholy song that follows the ebb and flow of season cycles…

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