Traveling the familiar pathways home means I encounter frozen parts of myself along the way.
Old haunts, old favourite drinks, old habits of living.
Distance from the hub of activity that is my life presently means I can get some clarity: on myself, on my work, and on those rhythms and attitudes I have come to take as normal, or take as a given.
外表出眾 有才華 懂得生活
The title of this song “我想變成我” (roughly translates to, “I want to become me”) reminds me of all of these journeys I try to take every year. 小路’s voice is so wonderfully mellow that it blunts the explicitly reflective slant of the words, yet invites the listener into her headspace.
Self-love looks different for everyone, particularly in music. In the hum of acoustic guitar and soft voices over the years I’ve come to see myself in a mirror.
In art we are often just looking for a mirror, so we might know that in another person creating that art out there, there is a point of connection, a moment where loneliness can be assuaged.
When I come back to my friends and family on this side of the world, to the cities I grew up in and the food that my heart remembers even when my tongue as long forgotten, I get a chance to see myself in a mirror.
I’ve been changing, and they have been changing but my memory has stayed the same. From that fixed point I can sift through a bit of what has been shifting, what has been altered, what is still sliding through time and space.
該學會放手的事情let it go
cozy diary’s music reminds me of that person I am constantly working toward. She is someone I’m moving into and becoming. They are changing as well, switching directions, giving up one kind of dream for another. Although they’re leaving the spotlight as musicians for a while, there are more important things that make up the person..
These are the questions of value I hold close to me, these questions that close the song: