From the album When the Water Rises

I grew up in Houston and most of my family and many dear friends are there. During the time that Hurricane Harvey was stalled along the Texas coast and pounding away at Houston and surrounding areas with a constant deluge of rain on top of record flooding already in progress, high winds and tornado warnings all day long, I was worried sick and felt so very helpless. I decided to put all that worry energy into a song of hope and a celebration of the Human Spirit. I tried to put myself in the place of a person dealing with water rising so fast that I was stuck on my roof waiting for help and what would be going through my mind. The verses became the part of me that was in fear and the choruses became the part of me that was in hope, expressing the voice of comfort and strength that I would want to hear at a time like that. Like the voice of spirit or a guardian angel. I told a friend about the song and she suggested I make downloads available and give the proceeds to relief efforts. I am so happy she did!

Lyrics

When The Water Rises
Words and Music ginger doss
copyright 2017
Still Mind Wild Heart Music ASCAP
Piano and Vocals Performed by ginger doss

Last Night
Suddenly there was nothing more important than you
And all our world was rushing by under our roof
We clung to each other and our hope
And never let loose, Never let loose

When the water rises I will take your hand
And never let go
When the water rises
I will hold to the hope
And never let go

Last night
Never was moment so dark and filled with fear
And Everyone I love thats so far I held em so near
Would help come before the water, made it up here Made it up here

When the water rises I will take your hand
And never let go
When the water rises I will wait for the sun
And never let go

Here at the edge when everything's lost
I still have my name I still have my purpose
And all I want to do live
For one more moment with you
And all that left to do
For the chance to say I love you

Last night
All at once a light came from the sky
And a line that lowered with a friend on the other side
They took you in their arms and with a wave began to rise
And they never let go, Never let go

When the water rises I will take your hand
And never let go
When the water rises will you take my hand
And never let go
When the water rises will you wait for me
And never let go, never let go