2007-04-27

1005. First Up

Rhubarb shoots
poke through fresh snow...
late spring.

12 comments:

Masago said...

1005. First Up

Rhubarb shoots
poke through fresh snow...
late spring.

Link with 1004: Flurry.

[I recently saw this. Other than a few hardy weeds it was the first thing to pop up in our back yard. ]

aurora said...

Now I want some rhubarb pie. :)

Pamela said...

our plant is ready to be cut.
My mom called it Pie Plant.
When she was growing up very poor - it was their first sweet treat at the end of winter. (pie, sauce, etc.)

You can imagine their delight when they saw the shoots first poking through.

Made me a bit teary thinking about her.

floots said...

it's gotta be rhubarb crumble or rhubarb fool for me
(but if aurora's cooking pie i'll be over anyway - custard please rather than cream) :)
your fault vaughn - i'm trying to diet
cheers

John McDonald said...

nice one
john

polona said...

fresh snow in late spring? oh well...

haiku-shelf said...

i read "Rhubarb shoots" and the taste of rhubarb was on my tongue...

very nice this contrast white (fresh snow)/green (rhubarb shoots)


in German we say Rhabarber -- when you say: Barbara kocht Rhabarber (Barbara cooks rhubarb) it sounds very funny...

Masago said...

Aurora: Mmm, that's sounds like a good idea. :-)

Pamela: "Pie plant"...cool. Thanks for sharing those memories.

Floots: Sorry 'bout that! :-)

John: Thanks.

Polona: The way of like here... :-)

Haiku-shelf: Thanks. And that is an amusing thing to say. :-)

Pat Paulk said...

The things that pop up in my backyard aren't edible.But, sounds like a good sign of change.

Masago said...

Pat: Not edible, eh? How about to smoke? ;-)

get zapped said...

Incredible! Wow, to imagine how much has already bloomed here. Enjoy the slow arrival. Is it time for pie? ;)

Masago said...

gz: Yep, although it is now about a foot higher from the time I wrote this haiku. And, yes, I look forward to some r. pie. :-)