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Patingin-tingin, di naman makabili
Patingin-tingin, di makapanood ng sine
Walang ibang pera, kundi pamasahe
Nakayanan ko lang, pambili ng dalawang yosi

Paamoy-amoy, di naman makakain
Busog na sa tubig
Gutom ay lilipas din
Patuloy ang laboy
Walang iisipin
Kailangang magsaya, kailangang magpahangin

Nakakainip ang ganitong buhay
Nakakainis ang ganitong buhay
Nakakainip ang ganitong buhay
Nakakainis ang ganitong buhay
(Repeat)

Gumagabi na
Ako'y uuwi na
Tapos na ang saya
Balik sa problema
At bukas ng umaga
Uulitin ko pa ba ang kahibangang ito
Sa tingin ko hindi na

Nakakainip ang ganitong buhay
Nakakainis ang ganitong buhay
Nakakainip ang ganitong buhay
Nakakainis ang ganitong buhay

Nakakabaliw ang ganitong buhay
Di nakakaaliw ang ganitong buhay
Nakakabaliw ang ganitong buhay
Di nakakaaliw ang ganitong buhay

No... no no no



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  • U
    UnregisteredAug 5, 2012 at 9:14 am
    Esem is a song about a guy who finds rest in the mall. Though, he does find rest, he can not buy anything because he is poor stating that he can only by cigarettes and he would only drink water though he is hungry. This said, he ends up wandering about looking at stalls, the cinema and many other. In the end of the day, the mall will close and he is back to reality, the outside world where he faces, yet again, his real problems. In the last line of the second stanza, he asks himself if he would repeat his temporary vacation which he then answer no.
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 29, 2012 at 7:19 am
    Esem could pertain to the mall "sm. " this song may be about an sm employee who had to deal with the struggle between his desire for leisure and his financial difficulties
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 14, 2012 at 6:30 am
    This song is i guess contrary with the bombardment which is also sung by dong abay. Songs of 90's are legends.
  • U
    UnregisteredJun 3, 2012 at 11:24 am
    Ang awit na ito ay talagang tatak at may damdamin filipino dahil ilinalarawan nito ang tunay na kalagayan ng mga tao. Idinadaan na lang sa "window shopping" ang gutom at pagnanais na makabili ng masasarap na pagkain at marangyang mga bagay.
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    UnregisteredJan 23, 2012 at 10:23 pm
    This song means a lot to me... I remember one time i sing this song' and i can help but cry'...

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