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Mothers Ham and Bean Spread

Mother's yearly ham and bean spread,
with homemade slaw and warm brown bread –
her contribution to the family’s peace –
had the family eating at their ease.
Still, no one called it an unqualified affair
because it didn’t exactly clear the air.


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  1. Date: 4/18/2014 2:19:00 PM

    Clever ending. Funny.