And if I built this fortress around your heart
Encircled you in trenches and barbed wire
Then let me build a bridge
(For I cannot fill the chasm)
Let me set the battlements on fire
Lyrics from “Fortress Around Your Heart” by Sting, 1985.
Photo by Rick Stachura. June 24, 2018.
At the corner of 6th Avenue and West 14th Street.