Long Lost Pen Pal

作曲 : Annika Norlin
作词 : Annika Norlin

Hello,Do you remember me
你好 还记得我么?
I am your long lost pen pal
我是你久别的笔友
It must have been ten years ago we last wrote
距离我们上次通信已经过了十年了吧

I don’t really know what happened
我不知道我们发生了什么
I guess life came in the way
或许生活本该如此
Let me know if you’re still alive
让我知道你还活着么
Let me know if you ever used that knife or not
让我知道你还用过小刀伤害自己么

Hello,Yes I remember you
你好 我一直记得你
I’ve got a husband and two children now
我结婚了还有了两个孩子
I work as an accountant and make fairly good money
我在做一名会计师 也有了可观的收入
I still have your letters, you used a pink pen to write them
我一直保存着你的来信 你用粉色笔写的那些信
And you would comfort me
你用来安慰我的那些信
when my tears would stain the ink
当我寄给你的信文字被泪水浸染时
And I would send you mix tapes with Kate Bush on
我也会送你一些Kate bush的混合磁带

I have to admit I sometimes lied in those letters
其实我承认,我在信中说过谎
Tried to make life better than it was
试着把自己的生活描绘的比现实更好
I still wasn’t kissed at sixteen
十六岁的时候我并没有和人接吻
And I still need a friend
我仍然需要你 朋友

There was this letter
有这么一封信
I never told you this back then
我从未告诉过你
But it would be fair to say it saved my life
说实话 它们救了我的命
I sat in the window
独坐窗边
The only one left out from a party again
我又一次成为那个唯一被派对遗忘的人
Pretty sure I didn’t have a single friend
我很确定我一个朋友也没有
Then I checked the mailbox
然后我就会去检查我的信箱

Dear long lost penpal
久别的亲爱的笔友
I was lying the whole time
自始至终我都在说谎
I’m really a 46 years old man named Luke
其实我是一个46岁的老男人 我叫Luke
I have three children
我有三个孩子
and a wife, she doesn’t care
还有一个压根不关心我的妻子
And I hope you don’t resent me
希望你不要厌恶我
And I hope you do not hate me
希望你不要恨我
For trying to find my way back to what it’s like to be young
我只是想试着去找回我年少时候的样子

I have to admit I sometimes lied in those letters
我承认有时候我会在信中撒谎
Tried to make life better than it was
试着把自己的生活描绘的比现实更好
I still wasn’t kissed at sixteen
十六岁的时候我并没有和人接吻
And I still need a friend
我仍然需要你 朋友

 

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