Hanging in the Wire

Album: Let England Shake (2011)
  • Walker sees the mist rise
    Over no man's land
    He sees in front of him
    A smashed up waste ground
    There are no fields or trees
    No blades of grass
    Just unhurried ghosts are there
    Hanging in the wire

    Walker's in the wire
    Limbs point upwards
    There are no birds singing
    The white cliffs of Dover
    There are no trees to sing from
    Walker cannot hear the wind
    Far off symphony
    To hear the guns beginning

    Walker's in the mist
    Rising over no man's land
    In the battered waste ground
    Hear guns firing Writer/s: POLLY HARVEY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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