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Single: Quicksand

 

 

Quicksand

 

i left my home in Tamaulipas

in Sonoyta i came across

there was but 6 of us when we started

walking behind the coyote boss

 

(man's name was Javier, he didn't look right to me.

said 'keep on walking get your coke jug')

 

an old man said please let me go along with you

yes i'm old but i'm mighty tough

i know the road and maybe i can help you

i got good shoes i won't hold you up

 

1st night we stopped and rested

next morning our guide was gone

the Sinaloa boy was for retreating

the old man said, the mountain's on the right we can't go wrong

 

but somewhere up on Tenahas Altas, he stumbled and then he fell

he begged and he pleaded but we had to leave him

lyin on Camino Diablo trail

 

quicksand i think we lost direction

quicksand now we're losin ground

quicksand nobody round to help us

i think we're sinking down

 

thought we was getting close to Yuma

i heard it's an unfriendly town

we just need a cool drink of water

even Yuma can't turn a poor boy down

then a Dodge Ram truck drove right down on us

sayin I'm your vigilante man and i'm here to say your ass just got deported

i'm taking you out just as fast as i can

he said you might be an old typhoid carrier

might be a new drug cartel

suppose you been sent by al kayeda

sure would like to get our hands on Al

 

well mister it's 120 degrees back out there

it's just me and the boy, the rest are gone

i think you'd take more pity on rescue pit bull dogs

calll us Charles and Bronson from now on

 

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