An angel runs to ground

Angel character is going away…Red light, gray morning
You stumble out of a hole in the ground
A vampire, or a victim, it depends on who’s around
You used to stay in to watch the adverts
You could lip sync to the talk shows
And if you look, you look through me
And when you talk, you talk at me
And when I touch you, you don’t feel a thing

Faraway, so close, up with the static and the radio
With satellite, television, you can go anywhere
Miami, New Orleans, London, Belfast and Berlin
And if you listen, I can call
And if you jump, you just might fall
And if you shout, I’ll only here you
If I could stay then the night would give you up
Stay, and the day would keep its trust
Stay, with the demons you drown
Stay, with the spirit I found
Stay, and the night would be enough
Oh, oh, oh
Oh, oh, oh
3 o’clock in the morning
It’s quiet, there’s no one around
Just the bang and the clatter as an angel runs to ground
Just the bang and the clatter
As an angel hits the ground
_ U2 (Stay, excerpt) _

Image info:
“An angel runs to ground”
Milano, Italy, June 2014
© Massimo S. Volonté

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: