WILLIAM S. BURROUGHS


A Thanksgiving Prayer Lyrics

For John Dillinger, in hope he is still alive.

Thanksgiving Day, November 28, 1986

Thanks for the wild turkey and
the passenger pigeons, destined
to be shit out through wholesome
American guts.

Thanks for a continent to despoil
and poison.

Thanks for Indians to provide a
modicum of challenge and
danger.

Thanks for vast herds of bison to
kill and skin leaving the
carcasses to rot.

Thanks for bounties on wolves
and coyotes.

Thanks for the American dream,
To vulgarize and to falsify until
the bare lies shine through.

Thanks for the KKK.

For nigger-killin' lawmen,
feelin' their notches.

For decent church-goin' women,
with their mean, pinched, bitter,
evil faces.

Thanks for "Kill a Queer for
Christ" stickers.

Thanks for laboratory AIDS.

Thanks for Prohibition and the
war against drugs.

Thanks for a country where
nobody's allowed to mind his
own business.

Thanks for a nation of finks.

Yes, thanks for all the
memories-- all right let's see
your arms!

You always were a headache and
you always were a bore.

Thanks for the last and greatest
betrayal of the last and greatest
of human dreams.

Correct these lyrics

Watch William S Burroughs A Thanksgiving Prayer video
Hottest Lyrics with Videos
889719e2ab4ebce546a5b87486e8f957

check amazon for A Thanksgiving Prayer mp3 download
these lyrics are submitted by kaan

Songwriter(s): William S. Burroughs, Frank Denning
Publisher(s): Touch Tones Music Ltd., Salter Street Music, Nova Lark Music, Len Freedman Music Inc. D/B/a Salter Street Music
Record Label(s): 1990 Island Records Inc
Official lyrics by

Rate A Thanksgiving Prayer by William S. Burroughs (current rating: 9)
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
Meaning to "A Thanksgiving Prayer" song lyrics no entries yet
required
capthca required

Characters count
: min. 50 characters