天ツ墨染 [Imperial Pitch Black] || Risa Yuzuki/Luminaria

天ツ墨染
amatsu sumizome
Imperial Pitch Black

music: sky_delta
lyrics/vocals: Risa Yuzuki
album: 風凛陽炎 (Fuurin Kagerou)
circle: Luminaria

The lyrics are based on a poem by Kamutsuke no Mineo:

At Fukakusa,
The cherry trees in the meadows,
Had they any heart at all,
For just this year,
Would bloom in black hues.


It’s about losing a beloved person and them being replaced by the sorrow of the one left behind. (I’ve had the image of it being a sequel of Fuurin Kagerou in mind.)
Spring comes and together with the brilliant, peach-colored cherry blossoms, the memories of the days we spent together are resurrected, although it makes me sick. So they should just be dyed pitch black. The reflection of the flowers on the water’s surface should just be dispersed by the wind and vanish.


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