Anorak | Bono went to Israel but he didn’t write a poem

Bono went to Israel but he didn’t write a poem

by | 19th, April 2012

U2 FRONTMAN Bono went on a surprise visit to Israel earlier this month. It was apparently a private family trip and he wanted to stay under the radar. But it’s hard to be inconspicuous when you go for an evening stroll in Jaffa wearing  bright orange sunglasses.

Anyway, after visiting Tel Aviv and Jerusalem Bono signed off from the Holy Land with a poem about a “dog called Hope”, illustrated with a drawing of said dog. The poem was found in the guest book of Jerusalem’s King David Hotel, where Bono stayed with his family. It went:

“In Jerusalem, hope springs eternal. Hope is like a faithful dog, sometimes she runs ahead of me to check the future, to sniff it out and then I call to her: Hope, Hope, come here, and she comes

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