Author Topic: "When I'm flat on my back I hope to feel like I did." wtf?  (Read 6998 times)

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Re: "When I'm flat on my back I hope to feel like I did." wtf?
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2009, 04:56:57 PM »
this is one of the most influential U2 songs for me, i always took it to mean that he hopes when he dies that he feels like he has lived his life as full as he could, so he could reflect back and have no regrets of not doing anything.

i took the whole of the song as if he is saying that his children should learn to live without the help of others, that they should be independent but at the same time that he regrets having spent so much time away from his family?

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I know that kiss is not goodbye

it brings tears to my eyes thinking about the song :P