BEGIN (4 3 2) / END (5 4)
Though we pledged to avoid getting fatter
And confess if we ate sweets of batter,
I BEGIN you last week:
A small END did I sneak.
Though ’twas just, one could say, absent matter.
The solution includes a variant spelling.
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