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"sky begins to fall" means???

Posted by Q on June 21, 2001

In Reply to: "Sky begins to fall" means??? posted by R. Berg on June 21, 2001

: : Hi!

: : In the following stanza...

: : "If you need some place to hide,
: : you can hold my hand for a while.
: : If your sky begins to fall,
: : I'll stay with you 'til you smile."

: : What does "sky begins to fall" mean? Does it mean "feel like crying" ???

: : Do reply if anyone knows...
: : Thanks in advance.

: Just guessing: Given the context, it most likely means "If you start feeling depressed," "If you feel a bad mood coming on."

The sky falling is similar to "if your world comes crashing in".
In other words "Things" aren't going the way you wished they were.-as in unfortunate instances, bad luck etc..