She thought she'd caught a live one
but he was just in his death throes.
She gave him to the ocean
and the ocean it swallowed him whole.
Because that's the problem with curing,
you have to be sick for oh so long,
that when you finally get the vaccine,
you wonder if everyone else was the problem.
When I was young, I wished I could sail away.
She's not scared anymore, she got away pretty fast.
When I turned out the lights to catch her, I couldn't see in the dark.
I was a royal mess, I didn't know myself,
I was a bag of signs, but your prison is only as high as you build it.