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The heart is a bloom
Shoots up through the stony ground
There's no room
No space to rent in this town

You're out of luck
And the reason that you had to care
The traffic is stuck
And you're not moving anywhere

You thought you'd found a friend
To take you out of this place
Someone you could lend a hand
In return for grace

It's a beautiful day
Sky falls, you feel like
It's a beautiful day
Don't let it get away

You're on the road
But you've got no destination
You're in the mud
In the maze of her imagination

You love this town
Even if that doesn't ring true
You've been all over
And it's been all over you

It's a beautiful day
Don't let it get away
It's a beautiful day

Touch me
Take me to that other place
Teach me
I know I'm not a hopeless case

See the world in green and blue
See China right in front of you
See the canyons broken by cloud
See the tuna fleets clearing the sea out
See the Bedouin fires at night
See the oil fields at first light
And see the bird with a leaf in her mouth
After the flood all the colors came out

It was a beautiful day
Don't let it get away
Beautiful day

Touch me
Take me to that other place
Reach me
I know I'm not a hopeless case

What you don't have you don't need it now
What you don't know you can feel it somehow
What you don't have you don't need it now
Don't need it now
Was a beautiful day



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  • U
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    UnregisteredApr 19, 2012 at 10:25 pm
    The meaning of this song is simple. There are many struggles in life that you can not let get you down. This son has a frustrated, discoraged, and pensive tone. The purpose seems to be to embrace, highlight, illuminate, and uplift. There is a solid theme to this song and that is that there are struggles and obsticals of life that may seem hard to overcome but when you step back to look at it all you can see it was just the little things that mattered. U2 uses rhetorical divices in this song. For example, personification, imagery, and an anaphora. :)
  • TOBi101
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    TOBi101Apr 6, 2009 at 7:04 am
    Oookkk kkk my mums fav u2 song but now with the new album nooo she don't want it I mean who would? There early stuff great! New stuff nooo! This however is a good song love it well like it any way oookkk I'm going bye! [ss lp fob p tp tle shs kol tf jm][comment back and rate thanks!] [ss lp fob p tp tle shs kol tf jm][comment back and rate thanks!]

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