When the ship runs out of ocean And the vessel runs aground Land's where we know the boat is found Now there's nothing unexpected About the water giving out "Land's" not a word we have to shout.
But there's something beside the shoreline Moving across the beachhead Coming up from the shipwreck Making as if to say:
Women & Men Women & Men Women & Men Women & Men
(Women & Men) Bringing with them messages of love And every where they go love will grow (love will grow) (Women & Men) When you see the faces of the women And the men, you too will know (you will know)
Women & Men have crossed the ocean They now begin to pour Out from the boat and up the shore Two by two they enter the jungle And soon they number more Three by three as well as four by four Soon the stream of people gets wider Then it becomes a river River becomes an ocean Carrying ships that bear