I am on my way
Back again to Madagascar Bay
I’ll be feeling gay
When I hear the rolling billows sway,
I can see you there,
Like an Oriental Venus fair,
And I wouldn’t care
If tomorrow would find me there.
For I’m like the ocean, just like the ocean blue.
Filled with devotion, and with emotion, too;
Ilo, I am thinking of the day,
Ilo, down on Madagascar Bay
You looked to me like Neptune’s daughter,
Standing alone there by the water,
Your eyes appealed so, they made me feel so,
Ilo, tho’ you’re many miles away
I know you are with me all the day
Ilo, I’ll be with you in a while, Oh!
For I want to tell you, Ilo,
I love you.