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 Category:  Biographical Poetry
  Posted: December 17, 2016      Views: 242

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I was a full time science and mathematics teacher for 40 years, was happily married for almost 51 years and am blessed with three children and six grandchildren . Our children live on three different continents and I am so grateful to have the faci - more...

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The stress of cooking a Christmas meal
"Roast potatoes" by persevere
Forty people coming to dinner
Fare to be is not for the slimmer
Mother and one daughter given the chore
of baking potatoes, some fifty or more

But restraints there are to completing this task
A change from roasting they are planning to ask
For the one oven has limited space
And time involved is like running a race

This mother is a friend of mine
I have tried to convince her that all will be fine
But grateful am I to have four at our table
Giving some thought to that Babe in the stable.

Christmas Poetry contest entry


Author Notes
Thanks to wolfe62492107 for his fried potatoes. Perhaps my friend will resort to that alternative!
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