We played a while, in the sand
'Til it rained and the floods began
For forty days it was Biblical
Had the idea of the building of boats
And there was

One boat for you and one boat for me
We sailed away on the never ending sea

Caught a glimpse of your sail so wide
I tried to signal but you sailed on by
Was it a ghost or a trick of the light?
Or are you sleeping in the ocean tonight?
And we had

One bed for you and one bed for me
We sleep alone on the never ending sea

And if I ever see the solid ground
I know I won't be turning around
Seems so strange that I played with you
Now my hands are harder and my heart is true
And there was

One rule for you and one rule for me
Always alone on the never ending sea

[Aha-ah-ah-ah Ahh-ah-ah]

One boat for you and one boat for me
We sailed away on the never ending sea

The rains lifted and I saw you were near
But now I'd rather go alone from here
Back to the sandbox, back to play
Still I remember the parting of the ways
And we had

One bed for you and one bed for me
Always alone on the deep, never ending sea


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    General CommentWow. Can't believe no one else has commented on this. Well, this song is amazing. Def an extended metaphor. Perhaps the neverending sea is life, and the rain is some hardship? Or perhaps just time passing by?
    Coffeejunkie891on May 27, 2010   Link

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