Why The Hermit Crabs

fold in a step stool

one right hand middle finger

bruise as bruit blue

 

but don’t fall off walls

nor tumble an unmov’d rock

nor wake by a sea

 

sleepless the creatures

within listen in distance

left hand a sandwich

6 thoughts on “Why The Hermit Crabs

    1. What do you think they wanted water for? What happened to the water? There is something suspiciously Freudian about the story, but it may also have relation to the everlasting dangers involved with rainbow ends, which rarely occur on hilltops…must dig for gold, or, as nowadays, ‘power-roll’…

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      1. well even when falling, jill follows her man…..the water was carried by franco the gardener, but he had to waste it on throwing it over the fallen jack to wake him up….

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        1. Never heard of Franco before; never knew Jill liked Country-Western music; but you’re right, he could have mixed up some papier-mache and made a new crown…

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