Tune: original

In my mind’s eye there’s a passage
It’s a hallway on a ship
And I’m sure it is a message,
Clue or tip

When the water level’s rising, there is nothing I can do
We are going down under, all the passsengers and crew
And I’m sending out a signal, it’s a message of distress
I am tapping dots and dashes – S.O.S.

It’s a symbol, it’s a stand-in
It’s an icon, a disguise
I have gotten understanding
Of those cries

When you figure out solutions then the story has to end
But there is just this one message I must send

So farewell, oh, world, I’m leaving
But before I say goodbye
In the midst of all the grieving
I found why