Lone Star Big Bad Motherfucker

Older than the Caddo and Karankawa
Older than the Comanche and Apache
Older than the viceroys and presidios
Older than los padres y el Camino Real
Older than Stephen F. and San Felipe
Older than the Raven and the Republic

Oh shit!

This is home!, from la Frontera, to the Panhandle
From El Paso, to the Sabine, and everything, in between
From Laredo, to Bexar, Nacogdoches, La Bahia

And Gonzales
Come and Take It, Motherfucker!

“Remember the Alamo!”, “Remember Goliad!”, Remember San Jacinto

Remember the Battle of Medina
Green flags and filibusters
Gutierrez and Magee
Edwards and Fredonia
Houston and the Cherokee
Palo Duro, Quanah Parker
James Bowie, Veramendi
Galvez, de Zavala
Palmito, Rebel victory
Oooh, we got a vibrant, violent past
And like El Nopal, we’re built to last
We’re the people of the Southwest, and the heat
Fierce like rattlers and tough like mesquite
We’ve built homes as immigrants
We’ve tamed the wild lands as ranchers
We’ve defended the forts as soldiers
We’ve sailed the Gulf as sailors
We are the flight of the mockingbird
As we are the honor of the Raven
We are the Immortal Thirty-two

So here’s some bluebonnets from me to you
We’ve built it, we’ve farmed it, we’ve ranched it, we’ve raised it
And if you got a problem with my pride, well I don’t give a shit,

Because we’re older than your 1776!
This is home!, from la Frontera, to the Panhandle
From El Paso, to the Sabine, and everything, in between

iViva Navarro!
iViva Seguin!
iViva Mechaca!
iViva Losoya!
iViva! (x8)
iTejas!

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