The Wondrous Boat Ride

There’s no Earthly way of knowing,

Which direction we are going,

There’s no knowing where we are rowing,

Or which way the rivers flowing,

Is it raining, is it snowing, 
Is a hurricane a-blowing

Not a speck of light is showing, so the danger must be growing,

Are the fires of hell a-glowing 
Is the grisly reaper mowing


The danger must be growing, for the rowers keep on rowing, 
And they certainly are not showing any signs that they are slowing…

Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka,
Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

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