Across the way
The ferry carries her precious cargo;
In the distance
Emerges the grey stone watchman;
The keeper of the light
"Old Baldy!" people began to shout.
They have come to see the stone watchman;
Its splendor emerges through time;
For years it has been the guardian
Of this hallowed earth and rocky shores;
Keeping ships away from the dangers of the sea;
From atop the hill
This magnificent guardian shouts
"Come to me. I will keep you safe!"
The ferry's passengers hear the call;
This is why they come
To pay homage to the great, grey stone watchman;
Keeper of the light;
Guardian of the sea;
Though you may have not saved them all
You saved some.
Your stone walls tower into the sky;
Gulls fly to and fro around your crown;
Waves crash in a distance;
And there you stand
Great guardian of the sea.