Southampton Dock (Pink Floyd)

F 1. They disembarked in 45 B and no one spoke and no one smiled C F There were too many spaces in the line F Gathered at the cenotaph B All agreed with the hand on heart C F To sheath the sacrificial knifes *: But now... F 2. She stands upon Southampton dock B with her handkerchief and her summer frock C F Clings to her wet body in the rain F In quiet desperation knuckles B white upon the slippery reins C F She bravely waves the boys goodbye again B Bmi F B 3. And still the dark stain spreads F C F C F between her shoulder blades B F C F A mute reminder of the C F poppy fields and graves B C And when the fight was over F C B we spent what they had made But... in the bottom of our hearts F we felt the final cut.