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Old 11-13-2018, 10:34 PM
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Default Eggregious?

While noodling (egg noodles) Jan’s posts on The Deep End, these got on my face. May I be eggscused?

Eggnostic

Some say it’s the chicken
some say it’s the egg
I hear the clock tickin’
and drain a keg.

Eggocentric

I once was an egg
I once was a sperm
I think that the egg
dominates sperm.

Edgy

Egged on I crack
and spill my yolk
my whites are slack
a same-sound joke.

Eggregious?

He’s eggsistential
wants to be
or not to be
to mom unfilial.
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Old 11-14-2018, 07:05 AM
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I'm sort of an omelette, for it's a fact:
to make me, somebody's egg was cracked.
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Old 11-14-2018, 12:10 PM
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Great eggsample, Roger-Bob!
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Old 11-14-2018, 01:14 PM
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Our Eggony & Eggstasy

God, both eggs and sperm,
gave Eve eggs
Adam sperm:
like Him, we’re scrambled eggs.
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Old 11-14-2018, 01:47 PM
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Here's one of mine that Anon published years ago:

THE THING ABOUT CHICKENS

When chickens squawking in the coop
squat down on their chicken legs
they’re sometimes making chicken poop
and sometimes making chicken eggs.

If you are smart you’ll make darn sure
you know which one your chicken’s makin’,
since eggs will please you rather more
than poop with orange juice and bacon.

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Old 11-14-2018, 06:05 PM
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from Light:

Sunny Side Up?

Eggs are thoroughly washed, so the mass
Of consumers won't think the things crass.
.. ........If we spotted a clue
.. ........To their source, then we, too,
Might do just what the chickens did: pass.

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[Thanks to fairy godmother Jayne for formatting help.]

On Eggshells

If he gave someone a dozen eggs, every egg in the carton would have a line of verse on it.
–J.D. McClatchy about James Merrill


His pen.. ...........Roused glee:

“Hooray!”.........."Compact!"

The hen, ..........Too, backed

His lay,..............In fact.

But when...........It's me,

They say,.........."He's cracked!"

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Old 11-14-2018, 06:50 PM
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Max,
Do you mean that it should look like this? If you do, it's easy: Just highlight the dots between the columns, then change the font colour to white.

His pen.. ...........Roused glee:

“Hooray!”.........."Compact!"

The hen, ..........Too, backed

His lay,..............In fact.

But when...........It's me,

They say,.........."He's cracked!"
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Old 11-14-2018, 07:16 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jayne Osborn View Post
it's easy: Just highlight the dots between the columns, then change the font colour to white.
Or easier yet, just wait until your fairy godmother shows you how to do it, then copy and paste.

(I'll also add the term "white space" to this post, so this thread, with your instructions, has a chance of coming up if I remember to search for it next time I want to do this.)

Thank you, Jayne!
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