A Haiku or Two, on Plums

July 18, 2015

Our thoughts on food and cooking
In seventeen beats. 



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so sweet and so cold
and so messy, best eaten
just over the sink


plum, you're so juicy
i almost forgive you for
staining my white shirt

Feeling a little sappy about plums? Write a poem about it! The comments below are a safe space to express yourself.

Photo by Eric Moran


Heather |. July 19, 2015
Caroline's bit reminds me of William Carlos Williams' "This is Just to Say."<br /><br />
JadeTree July 20, 2015
A classic! Who doesn't love that poem? My husband quoted it when we bought a big basket of plums, so for a joke I left him a note that read:<br />These are the plums<br />That are my danged breakfast<br />So eat them at your peril<br />You fool.<br /><br />Naturally, I expected a heap of pits: they were so cold, so sweet :)
Jr0717 July 19, 2015
Mysteriously<br />dark and oh so delicious-<br />I want another!
Thea July 18, 2015
Plum tart you burn hot<br />The juices sweet, scalding her<br />My friend who bit you
AntoniaJames July 18, 2015
Emerald Beauties, <br />Damsons, pickled, will grace my<br />holiday tables. <br /> <br />;o)<br />
AntoniaJames July 18, 2015 ;o)
Cheri M. July 18, 2015
Succulent, juicy plump & round your ready now to be plucked! Found!<br />Find me a pan where I can release my juice, add a topping & let me loose Please make it crunchy as I have what they call the plum fruit munchies!<br /><br />