Iris, Hold me Close

Iris, hold me close, by U2  came to me today in an very unusual way that promoted this post.  Iris is a beautiful flower and its origin can be traced to Greek mythology. In Greek language, Iris is translated to rainbow and messenger, when you phonetically call it ‘eiris.’  This rainbow name of flower seems to do justice with the color of flower, which comes in many colors. Also, Greek mythology has a goddess named Iris who was believed to deliver messages to the gods and her transportation medium was said to be the rainbows as she moved from heaven to earth and in between.  Iris flower also symbolizes eloquence, also stressing on the role of goddess and messages she used to carry, which consisted of selective words.  Since the role of the goddess extended to heaven and she was also a communicator, Greeks have this tradition of planting iris flowers on the graves of your loved ones to help their loved ones transcend to the afterlife.

The lyrics speaks of a 1000 years.  Dec 21, 2020 is a  year unlike any other and it will conclude with the return of a celestial event not seen for almost 800 years.

The Iris often comes in blues, purples, whites, and yellows, but typically they are purple.

The outer flowers of the Iris are purple, and this color is symbolic of intuition and psychic awareness. Access and developing your intuitive abilities are essential in forming a clear, stable connection from yourself to Spirit. The center floral color of yellow is symbolic of the golden, Divine Light which exists in each person when connected in a sacred meeting between selves within The Spiritual World and The Physical World.  Iris, hold me close U2 has a special meaning for all to see.

 

The star that gives us light

Has been gone a while
But it’s not an illusion
The ache in my heart
Is so much a part of who I am
Something in your eyes
Took a thousand years to get here
Something in your eyes
Took a thousand years, a thousand years
Hold me close
Hold me close and don’t let me go
Hold me close
Like I’m someone that you might know
Hold me close
The darkness just lets us see
Who we are
I’ve got your life inside of me
Iris, Iris
Once we are born
We begin to forget
The very reason we came
But you I’m sure I’ve met
Long before the night
The stars went out
We’re meeting up again
Hold me close
Hold me close and don’t let me go
Hold me close
Like I’m someone that you might know
Hold me close
The darkness just lets us see
Who we are
I’ve got your life inside of me
Iris, Iris
The stars are bright
But do they know
The universe is beautiful but cold
You took me by the hand
I thought that I was leading you
But it was you made me your man
Machine, I dream where you are
Iris standing in the hall
She tells me I can do it all
Iris wakes to my nightmares
Don’t fear the world
It isn’t there
Iris playing on the Strand
She buries the boy beneath the sand
Iris says that I will be the death of her
It was not me
Iris, Iris
She said free yourself to be yourself
If only you could see yourself
Free yourself to be yourself
If only you could see
Source: LyricFind
Songwriters: Adam Clayton / Dave Evans / Larry Mullen / Paul David Hewson
Iris (Hold Me Close) lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

 

 

3 thoughts on “Iris, Hold me Close”

  1. This is so deep. I can not stop crying. The song. My birthday is 12/21 my name is Cynthia meaning moon godess. This waking up isn’t for the faint of heart is it?

    1. We are going through the dark night of the soul. It is our awakening and it certainly not for the faint of the heart. I fight back tears everyday. The song came to me in a very unusual way and I knew it was my guides telling me to share. Perhaps this was for you see yourself to free yourself to be yourself. This is humanity great awakening. Happy belated birthday Cynthia and may you have a wonderful and safe journey.

      1. Awe it is so touching the blue eyes the guy had in this video is just like my twins. It stopped me dead in my tracks.

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