Grasping at straws
Grasping at straws (English) — willing to do, say or believe anything in a desperate situation.
"Grasping at straws" in lyrics
"I'm beginning to get glimpses of what is called real life"
He says, meaning misfortune
Deprived is the polar bear, grasping at straws
To safeguard dividends they depend on disbelief
Perplexed, I am unable to breathe in their skin