It is a bit early for Thanksgiving, but I figured it was still okay for this prayer to be given early, considering the circumstances. I think my Corporate Flag will be “proudly” hanging upside-down in the front window.
|A Thanksgiving Prayer
by William S. Burroughs
Thanks for the wild turkey and
Thanks for a continent to despoil
Thanks for Indians to provide a
Thanks for vast herds of bison to
Thanks for bounties on wolves
Thanks for the American dream,
Thanks for the KKK.
For nigger-killin’ lawmen, feelin’
For decent church-goin’ women,
Thanks for “Kill a Queer for
Thanks for laboratory AIDS.
Thanks for Prohibition and the
Thanks for a country where
Thanks for a nation of finks.
Yes, thanks for all the memories-
You always were a headache and
Thanks for the last and greatest