Minamino Yoko – Harugeshiki

春景色
Scenes of Spring

Waiting for you on the platform, I see the distant ocean
Enticed by a tranquil spring breeze on the Kobe Line
In your navy blue collared jacket, you look a little shy
It’s making me nervous — usually you’re so brazen

Sounds of the train; hurried confusion
“Guess we got a bit carried away”
Me not answering, you worriedly glance at me

After the graduation ceremony, once spring break ends
I’ll be a year above you in April
It’s not that I’m angry, me falling silent like this
I was only thinking about the passing of the seasons

Going up the hill and looking down, see the reflections of those ships?
This town, always enveloping me in its kind embrace
Even as we eat our gelatos you still seem down
You’re thinking, “she just doesn’t like me”
Being the fool that you are

“Island Cafe”
That starry highway
The party we had together
It’s not like the memories are just going to disappear

Having said goodbye to my school uniform, getting off at a different train station
I’ll be a year above you in April
One of these days it might not be like this anymore
But for now I just want to be spoiled by this gentle sunlight

It’s not that I’m angry, me falling silent like this
I was only thinking about the passing of the seasons

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