three months and counting: the heart of a hermit crab

Sun, 01/08/2017 - 20:26 -- codmart

i feel like a shell;

a phrase which doesn’t suggest

i feel hollow.

 

a shell protects whats inside,

but that isn’t to say that

whats inside is weak.

 

the tortoise is wise

to carry its shield

on its back where its safest

 

for i'm a shell with a crack,

and my insides are out

for the world to see.

This poem is about: 
Me
Our world
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