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None other state can stake the claim That Texas has to worldwide fame No where else would ever be the same It’s people are the proudest, yet The truest hearts you can bet Life is as good as it can get I have slept under the Gulf shore sky Climbed the western mountains high Watched magnificent eagles fly Traveled from the high west plain Where the farmers pray for rain This fierce pride will never wane To the east’s lush forest green And all of the Texas in between Greatest land you’ve ever seen Where the blackland belt’s rich loam Meets the cross-timbers grassy dome No other place will ever be my home Viewed the hill country’s incredible beauty Where Ft. Hood’s soldiers do their duty Lovely waterfalls tumbling so fluty Possom Kingdom or Lake Fork’s wake Tawakoni or Toledo Bend for goodness sake From Lake Texoma to Amistead Lake The mighty Red, Trinity and Sabine Rio Grande, Colorado, the Brazos Queen Rivers run muddy or pure and clean Down in the southwestern desert and Big Bend Llano Estacado, the Edward’s Plateau, friend Marfa’s lights, El Capitan, scenic beauty without end From Texarkana down to big D Cowtown to El Paso, you will see Why Texas means so much to me Because every Texan seems to know No matter where it is they go It is Texas that they love so

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