冬と春

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24 Jan 202404:44

Summary

TLDRA woman reflects on a failed romantic relationship after her partner left her for someone else. She compares herself to a fairy tale princess who lost her glass slippers, feeling she wasn't the one who was chosen. She observes the melting snow of spring revealing the truth - that her imagined future with him was an illusion. Even though she is heartbroken, she resolves to move forward, as winter's snow melts to reveal the reality of her unreciprocated feelings.

Takeaways

  • 😢 The lyrics express feelings of sadness and heartbreak after being left for someone else.
  • 💔 The singer thought they had a future with this person but it didn't work out.
  • ❄️ The metaphor of winter turning to spring signifies the loss of hope and dreams.
  • 👎 The other woman is portrayed negatively for taking the person away.
  • 😤 The singer feels rejected and not chosen.
  • 💍 The reference to fairy tales and glass slippers implies unfulfilled expectations.
  • 😠 There is resentment towards the person who left and their new partner.
  • 🥺 The singer is left crying and wanting the person who abandoned them.
  • 🌷 Spring melting snow reveals the truth - the singer was not chosen.
  • 💔 The song conveys deep hurt and loneliness after a breakup.

Q & A

  • What is the overall theme of the song?

    -The song is about unrequited love and moving on after being rejected.

  • How does the narrator feel when she realizes the person she loves is with someone else?

    -The narrator feels heartbroken, like she wasn't chosen and her love was unrequited. She cries alone and continues to long for the person even though they are with someone else.

  • What metaphor does the narrator use to represent the relationship?

    -The narrator uses a fairy tale/princess metaphor to represent the idealized relationship she imagined.

  • How does the narrator describe the new partner of her love interest?

    -The narrator describes the new partner critically - saying she wears a jacket that doesn't suit him, and that he's mean when drunk.

  • What imagery is used to depict the changing seasons?

    -Imagery of winter snow that should be withering, but looks blooming like spring. This symbolizes how even though the relationship should be over, there is still hope in the narrator's mind.

  • What is the tone of the narrator?

    -The tone is melancholic and bitter, as she is dealing with the pain of rejection and disillusionment.

  • How does the narrator say her love interest looks at the situation?

    -She imagines he also saw the possibility of the relationship, but he ultimately moved on, even though she still longs for him.

  • What realization does the narrator come to in the end?

    -She realizes that she needs to accept this feeling of rejection and that life and love will go on even if she is not the one chosen.

  • What is the meaning of throwing away the glass slippers?

    -It's a Cinderella reference about giving up the fairy tale romance she imagined and facing reality.

  • What is the overall resolution of the song?

    -There is no clear resolution, just the narrator's lingering feelings of loss and her realization that she needs to accept not being chosen.

Outlines

00:00

🎭 A tale of unrequited love and missed chances

The first paragraph depicts the narrator's perspective on her unrequited love and missed romantic chances with someone she was interested in. She expresses disappointment over not being chosen and watches as the person she wanted ends up with someone else instead.

Mindmap

Keywords

💡looking

The lyricist was searching for someone, potentially a romantic partner. This establishes the theme of love and relationships.

💡found

The person the lyricist was looking for ended up with someone else instead. This suggests heartbreak and unrequited love.

💡ridiculous

The lyricist feels the situation and outcome was absurd and nonsensical. This conveys their disbelief and frustration.

💡tears

A reference to crying over the unhappy ending of not ending up with the desired person. Emphasizes the emotion of sadness.

💡curtain

A metaphor signaling the conclusion or finality of this relationship chapter for the lyricist. No more chances.

💡branches

Branches that should be barren in winter are blooming, symbolizing the lyricist seeing hope for this relationship despite the bleak outcome.

💡melts

The arriving spring thaws the snow, representing time moving on and the relationship dissolving.

💡chosen

The lyricist was not picked by their love interest, further emphasizing the unrequited nature of their affection.

💡fairy tale

The lyricist envisioned a storybook romantic ending by ending up with this person. Reality did not match expectations.

💡feeling

The sorrowful feeling of losing someone you wanted to be with. A core aspect of the lyrical narrative.

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Transcripts

play00:10

You were looking for me

play00:16

But you found her along the way

play00:23

Such a ridiculous ending

play00:29

It's not worth my tears

play00:36

The curtain has come down

play00:38

The long round of applause has stopped

play00:42

Yet why am I

play00:44

Still staring?

play00:47

Ah, on the branches That should have been withered

play00:52

Snow looked as if it were blooming

play00:55

You saw it too, or so I thought

play01:00

Ah, spring gently melts the snow

play01:05

What it's shown me now is

play01:08

Just me who wasn't chosen

play01:26

I was looking for it for so long

play01:32

You had it for some reason

play01:38

Like in a fairy tale

play01:45

I thought I'd be a princess or something

play01:51

Even if it's troublesome

play01:54

Play your role until the end

play01:57

A story of someone Who threw away the glass slippers

play02:01

And a dress that is still dirty

play02:05

Ah, winter kept on snowing

play02:09

What it was hiding in the snow was

play02:13

A future with you, or so I thought

play02:18

Ah, spring gently melts the snow

play02:22

What it's shown me now is

play02:25

The name of this feeling I didn't want to know

play02:43

Wearing a jacket That doesn't even suit him

play02:46

He's mean when drunk, isn't he?

play02:49

"But I like that about him too"

play02:53

She said

play02:54

So sweet of her

play02:55

But you know what?

play02:57

If that's all it takes

play03:02

Even I could

play03:11

Ah, if it doesn't have to be me

play03:16

It doesn't have to be you, for me, either

play03:19

Maybe this isn't something you would say To someone who's in your arms

play03:24

Ah, on the branches That should have been withered

play03:29

Snow looked as if it were blooming

play03:32

You saw it too, or so I thought

play03:36

Ah, spring gently melts the snow

play03:41

What it's shown me now is

play03:44

Just me who wasn't chosen

play03:51

Crying all alone

play03:57

Just me who wanted you

play04:03

"Winter & Spring"