Microdot – How (어떻게)

They say time is medicine
But every time I hear that, I can’t breathe
Why is time the only medicine for me?
What can I do?
They say it’s alright because I’m young
But I only get my twenties once
And I’m letting it go like this
What do I do?

I feel like my days start
Right when the sun starts to set
It takes 7 minutes to walk from my home to Chunho station
Right when I transfer to the 7 train, the sun and moon do a baton touch
As I cross Han River, I’m looking at the city of Seoul
The person next to me lets out a sigh as if he had a hard day
He puts down his phone and puts his tired chin on his hands
Closing and then opening his eyes, as he watches the sunset with me
Why are we living so complicatedly?
It’s becoming more common to see anger rather than smiles
Conversations are more filled with exclamation points rather than question marks
But there’s only frustration building up while hardened words are exchanged
When I look at my SNS these days, I feel an SOS
Deep addictions of temporary escaping from reality
Trapped in a life with building stress
It might feel good temporarily but don’t forget reality
Even if things are hard now, it’s not finally
If you keep looking back because you’re afraid of what’s right in front of you, you’ll fall
So let’s live in the moment at times
Because without rain, there’s no rainbow
I know you’re so tired too but if you endure a little more
Good things will definitely happen
I think a lot about these things when I walk alone in the city

They say time is medicine
But every time I hear that, I can’t breathe
Why is time the only medicine for me?
What can I do?
They say it’s alright because I’m young
But I only get my twenties once
And I’m letting it go like this
What do I do?

When I walk along Han River at around midnight
I came to empty out my thoughts but when I walk here
I walked along this path hundreds of times
But the lights look brighter and there are more people than usual
It became such a hot place
The puppies start greeting me even more
I look for my spot under the Gwangjin bridge
Then open up the can of beer that I brought
I can hear the faint sound of the cars passing above
So I’m playing this beat even louder on repeat
As I nod my head, I feel many things
I’m writing down all those things on my notes as lyrics
I’m 29 years old, I’m not a child anymore
I don’t have much and I keep comparing myself with my friends
My friends take pity on me and try to embrace me
But like a fool, I reject them because I don’t think I can rely on them
Maybe the path I chose was uselessly selfish
For the past few years, I wanted to die every day
Drunk with depression and loneliness
I don’t know where time went, only a few memories remain
The future is important but even the present is too much for me
It’ll get harder from now but I’m writing this for the future
If I come back here in a few years and read this
I’m sure I’ll smile, as I walk alone on Han River

They say time is medicine
Why is time the only medicine for me?
They say it’s alright because I’m young
But I only get my twenties once
And I’m letting it go like this
What do I do?

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