Women's Work
Big hog. 550 pounds
Waited for my husband to get it
I waited
And waited
And waited
Twelve o’clock comes along
I grab a knife and I get that hog
Big hog. 550 pounds
I’m home now, husband comes after
He looks at the hog
I said “I did…Alone”
Man was struck dumb

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