Thursday, September 29, 2016


... is gharsley.

Ogden Nash Further Reflection on Parsley

The parsnip, children, I repeat,
Is simply an anaemic beet.
Some people call the parsnip edible;
Myself, I find this claim incredible.

Ogden Nash The Parsnip

Celery, raw,
Develops the jaw.
But celery, stewed,
Is more quietly chewed.

Ogden Nash Celery


Q said...

Loved the Ogden Nash... and the delightful picture.

Frank Holzman said...

I grow lovage. It is an easy alternative perennial.