Sinéad O'Connor: Jackie Meaning
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Telling me he'd be home
Sailed the seas for a hundred years
he leave me all alone
And I've been dead for twenty years
I've been washing the sand
With my ghostly tears
Searching the shores for my...
anonymous Feb 27th 2019 report
To me the song is about the ghost of a woman who is haunting the shore for her sailor whose ship went down. She is in such denial that she may have died from starvation as she waited for him to return.
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