America the Beautiful

A very happy birthday to this great nation of ours. 

What is this land America so many travel there
I’m going now while I’m still young my darling meet me there
Wish me luck my lovely I’ll send for you when I can 
And we’ll make our home in the American land

Over there all the woman wear silk and satin to their knees
And children dear, the sweets, I hear, are growing on the trees
Gold comes rushing out the rivers straight into your hands
When you make your home in the American Land

There’s diamonds in the sidewalk the’s gutters lined in song 
Dear I hear that beer flows through the faucets all night long 
There’s treasure for the taking for any hard working man 
Who will make his home in the American Land

I docked at Ellis Island in a city of light and spires 
She met me in the valley of red-hot steel and fire
We made the steel that built the cities with our sweat and two hands
And we made our home in the American Land

There’s diamonds in the sidewalk the’s gutters lined in song 
Dear I hear that beer flows through the faucets all night long 
There’s treasure for the taking, for any hard working man 
Who will make his home in the American Land

The McNicholas, the Posalskis, the Smiths, Zerillis, too
The Blacks, the Irish, Italians, the Germans and the Jews 
Come across the water a thousand miles from home 
With nothin in their bellies but the fire down below 

They died building the railroads worked to bones and skin 
They died in the fields and factories names scattered in the wind 
They died to get here a hundred years ago they’re still dyin now 
The hands that built the country we’re always trying to keep down

There’s diamonds in the sidewalk the gutters lined in song 
Dear I hear that beer flows through the faucets all night long 
There’s treasure for the taking for any hard working man 
Who will make his home in the American Land
Who will make his home in the American Land 
Who will make his home in the American Land

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About the other scott peterson

Writer of comics and books and stuff.
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One Response to America the Beautiful

  1. DT says:

    Nice.
    And many, many more.

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