“Last year I started figure modeling for art classes. I’m plus-sized, so I was a little worried about being nude. I was nervous about everyone seeing my stomach, and my thighs, and all my fat. But apparently my curves are fun to draw. In the classroom, all the features I saw as negative were viewed as assets. One student told me that it’s no fun to draw straight lines. It’s been liberating for me. I’ve always been insecure about my belly. But now my belly has been part of so many beautiful pieces of art.”
maybe Apollo blazed infernos with the bitter sting of humiliation. singed off feathers one by one, thrust him into the frigid embrace of an ocean that would sooner kill than love back: a lesson to mortals who dare defy the gods. | [ x ]
has been a few weeks since your last solid night’s sleep. You honestly are not
really sure what has been going on with you or why you haven’t been able to
sleep well. You’ve spent so many nights tossing and turning in bed, unable to
get a peaceful rest, but then the morning comes and you practically feel like a
zombie. These last four days have been the worst, and it doesn’t help that you’re in the middle of midterms so you have a lot of exams and presentations. For some reason, no matter how tired you are, you just can’t sleep
well when night comes. It could be due to stress, since these last few weeks have been
uncharacteristically stressful, or because you’re missing your boyfriend who you haven’t seen in a month, and you’re just tired of having to sleep without him every night.
one good thing that has come out of the fact that you haven’t been sleeping
more than a few hours a night for the past four days is that you’ve been awake
to text your boyfriend whenever he has a free minute. He’s off traveling in
Europe for work so the time difference is pretty big considering you’re in LA.
Normally this would mean you barely get to talk to him much, since you’re both
so busy. However, every night this week, Shawn’s texted you at about three in
the morning LA time because that is when he’s been free, and you’ve been able to
respond because you’ve been awake. He, of course, questions why you’re awake in
the middle of the night, but you’re unable to offer him much of an explanation
because you’re never quite sure yourself, considering you’re so exhausted, but yet sleep won’t come.
And the art that caused me to be in this pitiful is none other than ‘Spring Day’ by BTS.
'Spring Day’ is easily my favourite comeback so far.
After all, it is the most honest, sincere and beautiful piece they have released.
The song is just so pure, so heart wrenching. The production is fantastic and their voices….
Many people say that BTS does not have good vocalists because they cannot hit a lot of super high notes. True, if a voice has all the falsettos in the world in is nothing without emotion. And emotion is something that BTS can deliver not to 100 % but rather to an infinite amount. Their voices carry pain, longing and sincerity.
Now why am I mentioning sincerity so many times? Well, an artist without having sincerity is a writer with no pen or paper or any method of writing. Sincerity is essential, it is what captures the attention of the listener because it allows the reader to be able to relate. Even if the listener cannot relate he or she might want to retry to understand.
Spring Day achieves just that. After all, the song is honest and so is BTS. These are emotions all feel. These are the emotions that remind us that we too are humans.
And the music video, of the music video fits so well! The MV creates the feeling that this is not simply an MV, but rather is a coming of age movie, meant to showcase, pain, longing, confusion but also hope.
The shots of the, passing each other, only to at some points get together feel so sad, so painful and interestingly beaver when they are together for me, although there is a lighter feeling it still feels like something is still missing for them. Because they still keep running and they indeed are cut of by the train carrying Jungkook himself.
But at least they are together. At least they no longer have to suffer alone but can share the burdens that they have. They are each others ‘light’
The MV also allows for so much interpretation from the first watch.
One might take them as a random choice. However, the clothes could also mean that they have let their old selves go. They could mean the they feel worthless, like they can be called ‘dirty’ at any moment and discarded. Or they could mean that they have washed there ‘stains’, their pain.
The scenes at the staircase and at the carousel when they seem unable to find each other can be seen as painful as them losing each other.
Or it could be that they still haven’t found the others yet.
Maybe, there are all in front each other…Maybe they haven’t looked properly.
The train with Kookie that passes BTS could mean that Jungkook is leaving the past behind…
Or he could simply be going forward, not yet knowing of the people he will get to meet, the same people who are in the same compartment as him.
And the shoes that hand from the tree… are they can mean death, the murder of their own selves.
But they could also mean that BTS has exchanged their pain for appreciating and loving themselves. Because they are no longer alone. No, this time they have each other. And so they are letting their old selves die in hopes for a better future them to be born.
And more interpretations can be made. They just depend on how people feel at the moments and what they want to believe. I like the idea that they simply search for each other, but that proves difficult at first cause they do not know exactly whom they are searching for. I like to believe that this MV is a look, a battle for the future. But I also love reading others interpretations.
And that is what this song and music video.
So thank you BTS, for once again getting out of you comfort zone and creating this masterpiece.
Thank you for bringing us all together.
Thank you for creating powerful music that speaks to all.
But also there are other people that deserve to be thanked.
People who sit silently and work endlessly to make this happen. Thank you to all the staff and the crew. Thank you to all those who helped make this happen, whether you are the MV director, or the person bringing the brush to the make up people.Because these people are too a huge reason why we have these MVs.
Thank you to all those that help with the creation of the songs.
Thank you to all whom advertise these boys, to all whom support them.
And thank you to my fellow ARMYs, who no matter what shit we get from others, continue to support these boys.
BTS has released one of their most beautiful works yet.
So lets support them!
ARMY loves you BTS… I love you BTS!
Thank you for reading!
PS… Who’s ready for Not Today? Not me that’s for sure