# New Poetry Form – Egg Timer – Follow the Recipe

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# New Poetry Form – Egg Timer – Follow the Recipe

#10 Lined Poetry

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Follow the Recipe

Wisdom of cooking
take a long time
get it right
a meal
now
now
a meal
get it right
take a long time
wisdom of cooking.

What is the Egg Timer Poetry Form?
Apparently invented by Dorian Peterson Potter, since all known samples were written by her.
It is an unrhymed decastich with a syllabic pattern 5-4-3-2-1-1-2-3-4-5.
The last five lines are the mirror image of the first five lines.

Please check out this Egg Timer poem written by Lynn –  Poem in my pocket lady.

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