Official Google Blog: Strawberries are red, stems are green...
Excerpt: "I just know that those with true romance and poetry in their soul will see the subtlety immediately. And if you're feeling grouchy today, may I suggest eating a strawberry."
My take: if you have to declare the responsibility for proper interpretation onto the viewer, you've failed in your job as a commercial artist.
Today is the day Google's logo changing gimmick jumped the shark.