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The soul of the Crab

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The soul of the Crab

The soul of the crab

Oh how she hides behind that shell
Lets no one see her feelings
She’s practical in everything
But those feelings have her reeling
She’s sensitive, and hurt easy
And her moods they be so many
And yet she has not one bad bone
Malice, she has not any.

She be the one for queen and country
Digs into history
She’s always loyal to her kin
She loves her family
She’ll protect them with her life
Don’t no one touch her man!!!
She has a brilliant memory
And she’ll get you when she can.

Her mother, she loves very much
But her children more than that
Wherever there be family
That’s where she would be at
And how she loves to entertain
And cook delicious food
And always she will be a mother
In her heart will be her brood

9 August 2013 @ 2000hrs.

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  1. Date: 8/12/2013 1:05:00 PM
    So true,,, cancers are so lovely,,,you know your stuff peter great job my friend:)....~<3 cherie

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 8/12/2013 4:00:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much Cherie for your interest in my stuff. My wife is a Cancer, and she is the most beautiful lady, totally unselfish, and caring....Petert