A Haiku or Two, on Good Eggs

May 21, 2016

Our thoughts on food and cooking
in seventeen beats.

Very good, indeed. Photo by James Ransom

Samantha Weiss-Hills:
how to be a good
egg: don't break until you hit
the hot pan—crack, splat!

Caroline Lange: good egg, good enough
to what—eat? hold? coddle? what
a kind of reward

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An ode to an egg. Write yours in the comments.

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Sharon (. May 23, 2016
brown egg, white egg
each with a sunny yellow yolk
just like us
marymary May 23, 2016
Fried, boiled, scrambled, poached...
Nothing better than an egg.
Bonus: They're healthy!
Jackie B. May 21, 2016
Tweet all day of eggs
No other food can exist
Should I say, egg-ist.
bbobnyc May 21, 2016
Mustard Green with blooms
No clue how to cook these up
Yay Food 52!
bbobnyc May 21, 2016
Love these food haikus!
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Windischgirl May 21, 2016
He doesn't cook much,
But hubby shows love with
Saturday omlettes.