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The Ungraceful Grace

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Every family has one - the family “wag.” These good hearted comedians often added an irreverent second stanza to a rather reverent Grace. After “Amen” and a brief caesura, the little second stanza would be offered. Now Grace was really complete. Pass the turkey, please.

Over the teeth
And through the gums
Watch out stomach,
Here it comes!
Nancy Cole

Good food,
Good meat,
Good God,
Let’s eat!
Nancy Cole

Brother Ben
Shot the rooster
And killed the hen.
Now we eat again.
Fred Smoot

Two potatoes for the four of us,
Thank God there are no more of us.
Fred Blair

Dear Lord, come down with a twist,
And give me a bisquit...big as your fist.
Beverly Robinson Lazo

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