We’ve finally found the new dawn,
But time hinders us.
It’s not the future that we turned towards;
all we pursued is the past.
These relentless memories won’t stop ringing;
they don’t seem to forgive me.
Isn’t it about time? I feel my way through.
Tears of conflict brim and roll down my tired cheeks.
I wonder when will the rain stop?
It’s been so cold for a long time.
Why does the rain choose to fall on me?
Should I lose myself in it?
The rain does not stop;
it continues to fall as always.
While that, in this umbrella gently held out to me,
I snuggle towards the warm
These are the lyrics of “Rain” by SID, the 5th opening of Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood.
I thought with hardwork and effort, things may turn out right. Unfortunately, my calculations are wrong. Effort isn’t propotional to results. There are some other factors that may affect results too. Maybe in short, the equation of defeating, or standing at the right side of bell curve is:
Power to defeat bell curve= (intelligence*attitude) + luck/hardwork
Maybe it’s time for me to start from scratch again.