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Four Alarm Cook - Etheree

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Below is the poem entitled Four Alarm Cook - Etheree which was written by poet Connie Marcum Wong. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Four Alarm Cook - Etheree

One
day I 
thought I would
boil some eggs so
I put them on the
stove on high heat, being
the impatient lass I am.
I got distracted in the yard.
The eggs blew up and the pan almost
melted. That’s why my husband is the cook!


For Susan Burch's Contest "Ridiculous Self Exaggerations"

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  1. Date: 3/31/2012 11:09:00 AM
    Just here to say HELLO!! (joe coming home very soon and we are going out to Cheesecake Factory, so it's something to look forward to, but I doubt I'll be here for two days!)

  1. Date: 2/17/2012 10:04:00 AM
    I'm not seeing congrats for this one, but just wanted to tell you that I sure thought it was humorous.

  1. Date: 2/15/2012 2:37:00 PM
    Patience is a virtue, and now we all know why. Cause if we eat your cooking, we probably will die. How's that for a rediculous exaggeration. :)

  1. Date: 2/11/2012 5:17:00 PM
    dear me, connie.. a spike of great humor here... i can imagine the glitch.. winning huggggs! :)

  1. Date: 2/5/2012 12:26:00 AM
    Haha, wow exploding eggs and melting pans! This was a fun read, Connie! Yup, now I am also wondering what was in the yard that distracted you :) hugs to you, Connie! :D

  1. Date: 2/4/2012 9:59:00 PM
    I got distracted in the yard............hmmmmmmmmmmmmm, with what? : )

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 2/15/2012 3:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I was trimming the flowers until I smelled the burning smell from about 20 feet away out my sliding glass doors.
  1. Date: 2/3/2012 7:46:00 AM
    Tee hee, could there be a grain of truth in this? Soup mail for you.

    Marcum Wong Avatar Connie Marcum Wong
    Date: 2/15/2012 3:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Unfortunately, a very large grain.
  1. Date: 2/2/2012 10:14:00 PM
    Connie.. good luck in the contest..pd

  1. Date: 2/2/2012 8:59:00 PM
    hahaha, GOOD WAY to do her contest. Wow, Connie. Why didn't I think of this? I might go the etheree route myself!! I have done this egg trick at least three times myself, but at least the pan never melted. hahaha. Luv ya, Andrea (cute avatar!)