When 2020 started, I tried to do this "monthly favorites and discoveries" which has just been neglected, given all the circumstances I (and the world) was in—and still in! But I didn't stop discovering things and finding something that can add value and meaning to my life especially during this pandemic. You really have to … Continue reading Learning A New Language Through Music
Another take I have here as to why it is discomforting is the fact that the whole music video is the human psyche. These shadows are our own darkest thoughts that cage us; that make us feel suffocated; that hold us down. And maybe, just maybe, these phones are our own mind trying to capture every single detail that we do or think, so later on, we can rewind what has happened. It is when the overthinking comes in. We overthink every word said or left hanging; every body language that might not even mean anything. We are our own worst critic. SUGA did not just let us in inside his own mind; he also led us to our own.
I guess it’s safe to say that we really made a happy place that we can always come back to when life is shitty – and that’s 5SOS and the Filipino 5SOSFAM. It was really nostalgic.
How about you? How do you express yourself?
Do you ever ask yourself who you really are? It is the exact reason why I love the Jungian concept. It shows how we are layers and layers and layers and layers of different personalities. It is not like a part of you is fake; it just suggests that we are all capable of change and growth.
This time last year, it was raining while the dancing lights kept ablaze. And with cold fingers, I let the breeze seeped in. Since then, winter lives on in me. The snow burns, but it keeps me going; The heart bleeds, but it keeps on beating. The emerald against the blue tapestry. I will remember. … Continue reading A Year After
You know how you are so used to having episodes and you’re tired of it, but you know it will pass, anyway? So, you cry; you weep; you catch your breath. You sleep in a tear-stained pillow without knowing why and the next thing you know, it has passed. It is morning again.
I love how in the music video, the rain shatters that stillness of blackness because even the ones who seem so composed and do not feel have their own emotions.