This song is the only original on The Hillbilly Thomists self-titled album.
The title I’m A Dog is a reference to a story about Dominic, after whom the Dominican Order is named.

The depths of this desiccation,
The height of these scraping towers,
The width of this wasting
I see potential, for action.

Inside I hold a treasure
Take a hold of this earthen vessel
So worn and weary
But there’s still potential for action.

I’m a dog with a torch in my mouth for my Lord
Making noise while I got time
Spreading fire while I got earth
How you wish it was already lit.
Give me your fire, I’ll do your work
I’m just a dog for my Lord.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: