Get Your Premium Membership

pun with eggs

Benedict was tired, he’d been driving all day. This was his last delivery, 2 tonnes of eggs delivered to Safeway. The kid came out of nowhere, stared Benedict in the face, He tried to brake, then swerved, in the wrong place. The scene was chaos, emergency services scramble into action, Ambulance officer, Florentine put Benedict’s legs into traction, loaded him in the ambulance and quickly whisked him from the site. The bystanders hoped that Benedict would be all white! Sergeant Skillet arrived on the scene, he was feeling a little queasy. A witness came forward and told Skillet the truck went over easy. Skillet gleefully took a statement, finally a case he could crack. He poached a pen from Constable Quiche, wrote it down on his back. The clean up took some time, it was a delicate operation. The fire brigade, were walking on “eggshells”, had been since they left the station. Scene commander, Dumpty, directed the crew from a nearby wall. If things went wrong, he knew he’d be the one to take the fall. A nearby, protest group, trying to shake loose the yoke of oppression, were called over to help, clean the streets, for these young folk a good lesson. It’s not all about being self, centred from the cradle to the casket. And to remember the old adage, Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017




Post Comments

Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth so only provide specific positive comments that indicate what you appreciate about the poem.

Please Login to post a comment

Date: 9/27/2017 8:49:00 PM
Eggstreme fun! Eggceeded my eggspectation, and I'm not eggzeggerating!
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/28/2017 12:24:00 AM
Too many eggs! love it! Thanks for the visit
Date: 9/26/2017 2:39:00 PM
Bravo. That's my kind of story. Back in the 40's, my grandmother always used bacon fat in her cast iron skillet for eggs and they were always a bit "greasy". :o) Thanks for sharing it with all of us on the soup. oldbuck
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/27/2017 1:34:00 PM
Greasy eggs were ok when you were younger, but not now.
Date: 9/19/2017 7:08:00 AM
Oh haha it beats me how no one's said this is grate xD So clever!! So perfeggt :)
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/19/2017 3:07:00 PM
Ha, and they still keep coming! Cheers Sneha
Date: 9/17/2017 1:36:00 PM
I'm not sure how I missed it before now, but I'm glad I finally did read it. Very funny. I've written a few along the same lines but you really covered a lot of ground on this one. Scramble into action and the truck went over easy were brilliant! Great write going in my favorites! Thanks for sharing................Pat
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/17/2017 4:02:00 PM
Thanks Pat, appreciate your visit.
Date: 9/15/2017 12:13:00 PM
Very fun write Craig, I think all the egg puns have been used in the comments, so I'll just say I enjoyed the read, and a belated congrats on POTD!
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/16/2017 8:21:00 PM
Thanks John, appreciate you kind words.
Date: 9/9/2017 11:51:00 AM
Hilarious - so witty! A total pleasure to read. Beautifully crafted !! BRAVO !!
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/14/2017 1:08:00 PM
Thank you for your kind comments.
Date: 9/5/2017 9:57:00 AM
A fun write all the way, congratulations on POTD:)
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/8/2017 5:09:00 PM
Thank you Jo
Date: 9/4/2017 7:07:00 PM
What a great fun poem. I also liked all the well poached comments. I have also written one on eggs, so will post it. blessings, Vivien
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/8/2017 5:09:00 PM
Look fwd to reading about your eggs Vivien. Cheers, Craig
Date: 9/4/2017 6:35:00 PM
A POTD and VERY well deserved. This is crazy good and a happy poem for me to read!!
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/8/2017 5:08:00 PM
Thanks Andrea, Gotta have some happy stuff!
Date: 9/4/2017 3:25:00 PM
Congratulations on POTD, Old Man Emu, enjoyed the story :) .....~`*
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 3:38:00 PM
Thank you Eve.
Date: 9/4/2017 1:20:00 PM
A scrambled theme was poached and had me giggling over easily, Congrats
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 3:38:00 PM
Thanks Donna. I'm Egg Punned out though
Date: 9/4/2017 11:57:00 AM
- :) ....what a mess :) - Quite a day :) - A pleasure to read, Craig :) - Congratulations ! - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 3:38:00 PM
Thank you Anne-Lise.
Date: 9/4/2017 11:27:00 AM
Back eegian - well done on your well deserved POTD - you set everyone thinking as to which egg pun to reply with - brilliant . . . ; )
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 3:37:00 PM
Thanks Indiana, I'm RUNNING out of puns myself
Date: 9/4/2017 10:48:00 AM
you haven't lost and will never lose your distinctive sense of humor, craig!...lol, this is 100% yokey! ..congrats on POTD feature and thanks for appreciating my poem for your contest...huggs
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 3:36:00 PM
Thanks nette. Appreciate your kind comments.
Date: 9/4/2017 10:04:00 AM
This is awesome, and I'm hard to please, soft yolk and white crunchy ;) xomo!
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 3:35:00 PM
Cheers Maureen.
Date: 9/4/2017 9:52:00 AM
I'll never see eggs benedict the same way again. Laughing!
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 3:34:00 PM
I've never liked that! Thanks
Date: 9/4/2017 8:18:00 AM
Great food for thought Old Man, congratulations on a well deserved POTD honor...
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 3:19:00 PM
Thanks Charlie
Date: 9/4/2017 4:29:00 AM
I should've scrambled to see this one before now. You boiled me over with laughter, Craig. It cracked me up and I'm happy it's potd or I might have missed it.
Login to Reply
Lane Avatar
Lin Lane
Date: 9/4/2017 4:46:00 AM
lol it seems I do, and you made it easy to follow. Well done!
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 4:37:00 AM
Thanks Lin, Got the egg theme happening too!
Date: 9/3/2017 6:03:00 PM
Ha ha ha - Cracking poem that "Craig" - Brilliant write - Got another poem for you - The Grand Reaper (Just Another Day at The Office) - Just to keep us both in good cheers - Indiana . . . ; )
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 4:37:00 AM
Thanks Indiana, will check it out!
Date: 9/3/2017 4:13:00 PM
Hi Craig , so funny put a smile on my face ::)))
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 4:36:00 AM
Glad to help
Date: 9/3/2017 8:40:00 AM
I had smiling egg on my face after reading this; very humorous. The flow sometimes faltered for me, but I didn't write it. The fun in it made it worth a little struggle. Thanks for writing.
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 4:36:00 AM
Looks like I have the egg, cheers for pointing that out.
Date: 9/3/2017 6:58:00 AM
Some great humor here! Enjoyed, Craig! Not get crack'n on the next poem ;)
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 4:35:00 AM
Cheers, Kim
Date: 9/2/2017 4:55:00 PM
This is a great creative poem. Fun to read ..lol :)
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/2/2017 11:41:00 PM
Thanks Heidi.
Date: 9/2/2017 4:23:00 PM
ha ha ha Craig I cracked up reading this eggcellent poem :-) I'm addling it to my faves:-) hugs jan xx
Login to Reply
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/4/2017 5:33:00 AM
Ha, ha. Thanks again for reading my paultry portion!
ALLISON Avatar
JAN ALLISON
Date: 9/3/2017 4:19:00 AM
:-) wish more folks had read and commented on this egcellent write - they'll have egg on their faces they missed such a great poem:-( hugs jan xx
emu Avatar
old man emu
Date: 9/2/2017 11:42:00 PM
Ha, Thanks Jan, thought I had all bases covered. Just goes to show that you shouldn't count your chickens until they hatch.