Fortress Around Your Heart




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.



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