I took the cannon ball down to the ocean Across the desert from the sea to shining sea I rode a ladder that climbed across the nation 50 million feet of earth between the buried and me "How do you do?" She said "Hey, how do you do?" She buys a ticket cause it's cold were she comes from She climbs aboard because she's scared of getting older in the snow Love is a ghost train through the darkness Hold on to me darling I got no place to go "How do you do?" She said "Hey, how do you do?" I took the cannonball down to the ocean Watch the diesel disappear beneath the tumbling waves Love is a ghost train howling on the radio "Remember everything" She said "When only memory Remains" "how do you do?" She said "Hey, how do you do?"