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GOD MOVES ON THE WATER, by             Poem Explanation        
Last Line: "well, he could not pay his fare"
Subject(s): Disasters;ships & Shipping;shipwrecks;titanic (ship)


Chorus

God moves on the water,
God moves on the water,
God moves on the water,
And the people had to run and pray.

In the year nineteen and twelve,
On-a April the thirteenth day,
When the great Titanic was sinkin' down,
Well, the peoples had to run and pray.

When the lifeboat got to the landin',
The womens turned around
Cryin', "Look, 'way cross that ocean, Lawdy,
At my husband drown."

Cap'n Smith was a-lyin' down,
Was asleep for he was tired;
Well, he woke up in a great fright,
As many gunshots were fired.

Well, that Jacob Nash was a millionaire,
Lawd, he had plenty of money to spare;
When the great Titanic was sinkin' down,
Well, he could not pay his fare.





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