Ernestine Northover

Veteran Poet - 1,400 Points (25th March 1943)

Eggxample - Poem by Ernestine Northover

What came first chickens or eggs?
Chickens of course!
Chickens have legs!

Chickens have feathers,
Eggs have a shell,
How would you like your eggs, done well?

This may be a 'yolk',
But consider it folk!


Comments about Eggxample by Ernestine Northover

  • Andrew Blakemore (4/4/2008 3:53:00 PM)


    A beautiful, witty piece Ernestine, made me giggle. Andrew (Report) Reply

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  • (4/6/2006 3:08:00 PM)


    Haha! Eggxactly the kind of humor I enjoy (and Sally's comment, too) . - chuck (Report) Reply

  • (4/1/2006 4:25:00 PM)


    Dear Ernestine: Who can argue with this logic? ! I'm on your side all the way! I'll take them scrambled, please, with a tiny bit of cheddar cheese. Thanks for the smile! Esther : ] (Report) Reply

  • (4/1/2006 4:21:00 PM)


    Eggstra well done on your behalf I think, and a huge thankyou for this wonderfully funny write.Love Duncan (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 1, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 2, 2011


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