Aspiring ∞ Creator
- Apr 8, 2018
"I only cry in rain,because you don't deserve my tears."
Honestly, this was basically what I got from it. I didn't get all of the specific context, of course. But the line reminds me of several scenes I've seen in anime, where they put a character who is crying in the rain in order to make it ambiguous as to whether they're crying or not. So I figured the person was choosing to only cry in the rain because they didn't want a particular person to be able to tell that they were crying.The person doesn't literally cry in the literal rain. They are saying that they only express their pain in ways and places that it won't be noticed. Because they don't want the person who hurt them to see that they are still suffering emotionally. They want that person to think they've moved on and gotten over what happened. And honestly they think they should be over it and not waste time dwelling on that person, but they can't seem to do that yet.
I get where you're coming from about wanting people to connect with your work. One of the major reasons to work in a communicative medium is because you're hoping to convey something to your audience that makes people respond with understanding to your message. A few thoughts about this:
- This is a tough position to be in, because the internet can be a surprisingly difficult place to receive feedback. Unless you've become uber-popular, many folks won't see your work. Others won't be interested in providing feedback, positive or negative. Still others will like it but say nothing, or dislike it and be too polite to say so (Not that I mean to condemn this; bless us all, this world needs more kindness. If someone asks for feedback, of course, that's different.). For those reasons, you'll almost certainly never know how many people really resonate with your work.
- At the same time, the world is a big place--an ocean of people with different experiences and perspectives. In such an environment, while you may be right that no one you know understands you, I'd say it's almost certain that someone will. And probably not just one.