Wooden Ships

David Crosby

If you smile at me, I will understand
'Cause that is something  everybody everywhere does
In the same language           
I can see by your coat, my friend,
You're from the  other side.
There's just  one thing I've got to know,
Can you tell me please, who won?            
 Say, can I have some of your purple berries?
 Yes, I've been eating them for six or seven weeks now,
Haven't got sick once.
Prob'ly keep us both alive.              
 Wooden ships on the water, very free,
 Easy you know the way it's supposed to be.
 Silver people on the shore line let us be.
Talkin' 'bout very free and easy.                    
Horror grips us as we watch you die,
All we can do is echo anguished cries,
Stare as all human feelings die,
We are leaving, you don't need us.
Go take a sister, then, by the hand,
Lead her away from this foreign land
Far away, where we might laugh again.
We are leaving, you don't need us.
 And it's a fair wind,
 Blowin' warm out of the south
Over my shoulder. 
Guess I'll  set a course and go.     
Dierk Lucyga | Internet: rzlucy@nyx.rz.uni-konstanz.de
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