#Playlist – Hari Tanpamu

 

Dulu, saya sempat bingung mengapa seorang penulis membutuhkan waktu bertahun-tahun untuk menyelesaikan novel. Sampai akhirnya, saya sendiri mengalami proses yang sama.

Tadinya, saya pikir itu terjadi karena tindakan menunda alias procrastinate. Ternyata, gak juga, sih. Memang menunda itu memperlambat proses, tapi faktor terbesar adalah keinginan menulis sesuatu yang memiliki makna bagi orang lain.

Cerita yang kami tulis, kami dambakan menjadi sesuatu yang mengena bagi orang lain. Ide cerita yang kami punya terasa begitu spesial sehingga kami pun berharap pembaca bisa mengertinya. Kami sangat berharap pembaca bisa melihat cerita itu, seperti kami melihatnya.

Saya percaya bukan ketenaran yang menjadi tujuan akhir, tapi agar pesan yang kami sampaikan bisa diterima dengan baik.

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Sing-a-Song:Help Me Find Way to Say Good Bye

 

Wow, it is the first time I write my opinion about new song. Hm, not really new, but still newer than the other, like Because of You or The More Boys I Meet.

Again, my lil, uhm, maybe not lil, but younger sister, tell me about this song. She used it as ringtone and said that I have to hear the original version (She was using some app to re-mix that song) And I like it.

She dried up in the desert

Drowned in the hot tub

Danced to death at an East Side nightclub

Help me, help me, I’m all out of lies

And ways to say you died

It reminds me to the day when I just broke up with my (ex) boyfriend. He was my work-mate and though we not spend whole work-time together, we used to going home together. We broke up on Tuesday evening and I tried my best, not to come at work with teary eyes or sad face.

I thought it would getting worse if my friends know that my relationship over. They would ask me, why? I know the answer but I was pretty sure that I would ended up blaming my self and can’t stop crying. I wanted prepare my self first, so I wouldn’t need to cry anymore. Crying is tiring, right?

I just share it with my close friends, but I asked them to keep it for themselves. Each time one of my friends that didn’t know, asked me about my boyfriend, I just give them smile or give random answer.

It might been easier if he wasn’t at the same office. And yeah, like this song, maybe it would be simpler if I could tell he already died. Mostly people will stop asking, or even if some of them still bother, the rest would give them ‘that-look’, to stop them.

However, I think there’s no easy way to say that your relationship is over. I choose to say nothing because I know whatever their responses, I won’t feel any better. Sometimes, sharing just make you confused and doubt the decision you already made before.

My suggestion, if you break up with your partner, instead of crying whole night, you better make the list, how to answer when someone ask where is your partner. My favourite one is like from this song, “Oh, he danced to death at an East Side nightclub”

Cheers!

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90’s Songs – Let Me in Your Arms Again

Let Me In – OTT

loving you could be so easy, loving you could make me warm

but now that i know i need you, i promise that i’ll never leave you

won’t you please

let me in, let me in your arms again?

let me give my love to you..

Honestly, I didn’t knew OTT well.

I just love this song so much when I was kid and few days ago, this song just pop in my head. Suddenly I feel like sing this song all day long.

Okay, I knew, some of you might wonder, “How old is she?” since my posts was mostly talking about 90’s. I already mentioned it on my older post, so please just check it.

And, here come another topic. 90’s songs..

I have so many songs that I love from 90’s and “Let Me In” was one of them.

This song was talking about someone that regret his decision. He never thought that actually, that girl are easy to love and it never be the same without her.

I wonder, if I were that girl, can I forgive him easily?

Hm, honestly, six-pack, cute face, sweet voice, uh.. yeah,it would be enough to make me forgive them and let them in my arms again (..and again?)

Well, in my humble opinion, anyone deserve a second chance.

Anyone could make a mistake, in purpose or not..

But still, anyone deserve to get second chance. If they not use it wisely, it’s their lost, not yours..

Especially when it was about someone that you love, or your love story.

Like what I said before, there’s no perfect love story. People can do mistake, love can be hurt sometime, you are not always be right. So, second chance is not a bad idea, for me.

Anyway, would you share your 90’s songs or favourite song or favourite artist with me? Or maybe you would share with me about your love story? Just let me know..

Now if you excuse me, I was going to let these guys to get in my mind again..

Have a good time, people.

Cheers!

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Sing-a-Song: Dengar Bisikanku

Yak, lagi-lagi saya akan membahas lagu lawas. Entahlah, mungkin ini sedikit berhubungan dengan karakter saya yang old-fashioned alias lebih tertarik pada sesuatu yang sudah ‘kuno’. Bisa jadi juga karena saya termasuk orang yang -uhuk- susah move on dari masa lalu. Saya tidak akan membahas itu sekarang.

Saya tahu lagu ini dari kakak saya, yang memang era-nya jauh lebih tua daripada saya. Lagu ini terdapat di salah satu CD yang sering kakak saya putar. Kalau kami sedang mendengarkan radio dan kebetulan lagu ini diputar, pasti dia akan membesarkan volume suara-nya. Kemudian, dia akan protes kalau saya ikut bernyanyi. Sedikit tidak adil, menurut saya.

Sejujurnya, saya malah belum pernah menonton video klip lagu ini. Mungkin pernah, tapi saya tidak terlalu memperhatikannya. Kalau penasaran, boleh lihat video-nya disini.

Nah, apa yang menarik saya pertama kali saat mendengarkan lagu ini adalah iramanya yang easy-listening. Alunan gitar yang dominan serta suara sang vokalis yang memang menyentuh hati, membuat saya ingin mendengarkan lagu ini, lagi dan lagi.

Dari liriknya, lagu ini berbicara tentang seseorang yang berusaha meyakinkan pasangannya agar tetap bertahan, walau hubungan mereka sedang diterpa cobaan. Lagu ini memang lebih cocok dinyanyikan oleh cowok ke cewek karena beberapa kali kata “kamu” diganti dengan “dinda”. Yah, kecuali kalau “dinda” mau diganti dengan “kanda”, mungkin boleh juga dinyanyikan oleh cewek.

Lagu ini mengungkapkan bagaimana kalau sebenarnya dia sendiri (si penyanyi atau si cowok) merasa tidak yakin kalau hubungan ini dapat dipertahankan karena terkadang, masalah yang kecil saja bisa membuat pertengkaran di antara mereka..

mengapa selalu saja khilaf yang kecil mengusik, bagai ombak yang besar, goyahkan kaki kita..

Dan sesungguhnya, sekali pun masalah seolah selalu datang, hal yang bisa membuat kita bertahan adalah saat kita berusaha, untuk saling menerima, saling memahami, berjuang bersama untuk menjaga keutuhan dari kebersamaan yang kita punya.

dengar bisikanku oh dinda, coba lapangkan dada kita. terima aku apa adanya, jujur hati yang kita jaga..

Pada akhirnya, sebuah hubungan adalah suatu hal yang berjalan secara dua arah. Kita tidak mungkin berjuang sendiri. Sekuat apapun kita mau berjuang, apabila orang yang menjadi pasangan kita tidak lagi mau untuk berusaha, perjuangan kita akan menjadi sia-sia.

bila gundahmu tak menghilang, hentikan dulu dayung kita. bila kau ingin lupakan aku, ku tak tau apalah daya..

 

Saat kamu memutuskan untuk membangun hubungan dengan seseorang, dalam hal ini berpacaran, maka kamu sudah memutuskan untuk menerima dia seutuhnya, mendukung dia untuk menjadi orang yang lebih baik dan berjuang bersama untuk hubungan kalian.

Tidak ada gunanya berusaha untuk menemukan orang yang terbaik saat kamu sendiri tidak mampu mempertahankan hubungan yang kamu punya dengannya.

Cinta itu perjuangan. Menjalin hubungan cinta itu komitmen. Tidak ada hal yang berharga, yang didapatkan dengan mudah. Semua perlu usaha dan tanggung jawab.

Jangan ucapkan cinta, bila kamu tidak mau berjuang untuk mempertahankannya.

Cheers!

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Sing-a-Song: Good in Goodbye

I found this video by accident. Uhm, not that kind of accident. I was watching video from SongPop, song from Carrie Underwood and it lead me to find this video. You can watch the video here

The opening wasn’t make me feel like, “Oh, it’s so me..” But, when it come to the chorus, wow.. I guess, I couldn’t agree more.

As bad as it was, as bad as it hurt

I thank God I didn’t get what I thought that I deserved

Sometimes life leads you down a different road

When you’re holding on to someone that you gotta let go

Someday you’ll see the reason why

Sometimes, yeah, sometimes, there’s good in goodbye

Have you ever felt this way? When you truly love someone but you know you have to let go. Well, this song said that ‘someday you’ll see the reason why..’ If you do, then lucky you. But, what if you not (yet)?

Sometimes, what hurt was the ‘unfinished business’. The memories, the promises, the words that once spoken..

You spend most of your time, wondering why it must happened. When you fall in love, you feel the eternity. Feels like it would last forever. I believe that none of us predict or even worse,wishing to end our love story.

We all want the everlasting love story. Meet someone that attract us, fall in love, having a great relationship, get married, raising kids together, grow old together.

Wasn’t it hurt, when you remember that you wouldn’t be able to do your ‘future plan’ with him/her?

But overall, I agree that there’s good in goodbye.

There must be a reason, why you have to say goodbye with the one that you love. Either for your own good, his/her good or..for both of you.

Don’t let the good bye took you down. Cherish the moment that you once had. Be thankful for each precious moment that once shared.

There’s always a good in good bye.

Yeah, someday you’ll see the reason why. Maybe not as soon as you wish, but you will.

Cheers!

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