If I Should Go [ 'Okapau Teu Alu [How Far I'll Go] (Tongan Version) ]

English translation

If I Should Go

I can remember the call of the ocean
In my memory
But it's vague.
 
I hope I can impress [him]1
But I return to the water
Despite trying to still [impress him].
 
Every step I make
And every path I search
And track
The path returns me
To the place I know
But it's forbidden
Yet I still desire [to go there].
 
The divide between ocean and sky calls me
Its distance
Is unknown
Should the wind blow on the sail from behind
I'll know one day
If I should go far or not.
 
I know everyone
In this happy island
[It is] built by design
I know everyone
They work together
And I'll give a helping hand.
 
I will lead them
With strength
I'll be satisfied if I follow the rules
But my heart tells me otherwise with a little song
Should I stop?
 
Look to the shore, it's glistening
No one knows
Its depth
But it seems as if it's calling me to search for it
So it can know
There's the borderline of the sea, I will sail to it.
 
The divide between ocean and sky calls me
Its distance
Is unknown
Should the wind blow on the sail from behind
I'll know one day
If I should go.
 
  • 1. referring to her father
"Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise!"
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'Okapau Teu Alu [How Far I'll Go] (Tongan Version)

Talu mei he ui e moana
'I hoku manatua
Kae ta'e'iloa
 

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