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Hermit Crab Poems

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Premium Member Then



A vixen lies down to pant at midday,
the grass takes her shape,
bends for hours to the heat of her body.
Water, trees, forestations of fungi
amid a deeply impression’d earth ---- Frogs
glimmer on clammy pads,
as a loose congress of small mirrors.
I saw...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, poetry,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member the hermit crab life


the hermit crab lives
true to its given name through
its life lest mating


Date: 08/27/2019


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Categories: hermit crab, life,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Home

The child loves to go to the park and pick up sticks.
Like a dog, he will try to bring 
one impossibly long stick home,
but he is 4 and by 4 o’clock
he is getting tired.

He still will not let go of...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, poetry,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Honeymoon haiku



                            hermit crab
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Categories: hermit crab, break up, love, marriage,
Form: Haiku
Ship-wretched
Ship-wretched

Golden sand as far as can be seen
Lapped by an ocean, aquamarine
Sun blazing, high, in an azure sky
Another land hermit crab scampers on by
Palms edge the beach gifting welcome respite
from the heat of the day till the cool of the...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, beach, food, sea,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Happy Heaven Hermit
A few years ago I was installing carpet in someone's house and a little girl approached me and started asking me questions. A few minutes went by and she had told me that she had a hermit crab that had...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, inspirational love,
Form: Rhyme
Ballad of a Hermit Crab
Endless curse, my love for you
A dirty life, my ritual of solitude
Quiet days and empty nights
Foggy mornings and everything that comes with lack of sleep

And silence abound
My lover, the ground

Shaking off the morning shakes
Pop a pill and try to catch...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, depression,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Hermit Crab
Crab in seashell squats
Until hermit does not fit -
House swaps are a must....Read More
Categories: hermit crab, nature, ocean,
Form: Haiku
So it goes-homeward bound
The surf, ferocious in the distance
white caps and roller coaster waves
nose-dives into the shore
sand rearranged; sea life takes cover-
the hermit crab –boroughs;
the gulls greedy, hungry - grab
remnants of human litter- their meal for the day-
and flee.

Homeward bound.

Rain-
torrents  or drizzle...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, absence, introspection,
Form: Prose Poetry
Sand Dollar Dreams
It's quiet here - quiet in a way that catches me off guard. The tranquility is almost tangible, something I can touch and hold and wrap around myself. I can hear the pulse of faraway waves, the faint hum of...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, memory, nature,
Form: Haibun
Hermit crab
he left behind his home of coral
in search of better things,
breaking vows and flaunting morals,
cutting loose from tightening strings 

trapped between the sea and land,
he scuttles 'cross an endless beach,
stranded on the burning sand,
he seeks a place he'll never reach

nirvana,...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, dark, metaphor,
Form: Couplet
who am i
i feel as if i am a hermit crab without its shell,
homeless with no were to live and vulnerable,
as if life were a seagull it could devour me full,
who am i is a question i am constantly asking myself unfortunately,
it...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, lost, missing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member sands
touching sands of time 
dancing galavanting
in the brain
a hermit crab
popping
his head out
from the sands

alone open arms
embracing the stars
searching
among'st them
a shining soul
embers crying out to
the beauty 
of it

bleeding underneath
holding in the sands
a key
building upwards
holding them out
sharing a dream

the castle 
begins to...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, ocean, romance, romantic, sea, stars,
Form: Free verse
Who Buys,Who Sells
                           Who Buys,Who Sells

Heck they move,the busy market murmured
Down they went to the Pub...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, places
Form: Dramatic monologue
.~69~. /Zodiac.Race/
~69~ /zodiac sign/

There once was a hermit crab named Nate
Who enjoyed the solitude of his hate
   Meeting a lovely lady
   A sexy Texan, name P.D.
Finding true hate, trying to online date 

(Zodiac Sign Contest)...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, girlfriend-boyfriend
Form: Limerick
Mr. Crab and Mr. Anemone
(A hermit crab has just realized that he can barely fit into his shell and the only other 
creature in earshot to hear his cries is a sea anemone who lives on the hermit crab's shell and has been the...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, animals, children, funny, seame, sea, me, sea,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Rex the Hermit Crab
Rex the hermit crab carried a trashed shell  
that reeked with a horribly rotten smell.
He intently scrubbed 
till his claws were nubbed
then resolved to move into a hotel.

Copyright © 2010 By Caryl S. Muzzey

Sixth Place Winner ~ "Sea Tale...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, sea
Form: Limerick
Rummage Failure
Even the ground looks cold.
Your left hand wanders like a rabbit 
nipping for green things in a dreamscape.
It looks like a hermit crab
on an ice floe in a conch shell.

I will just lay here anesthetized.
My knee swells in its cast...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, lost love, lovegreen,
Form: Free verse
Hermit Crab
Scurrying across the ocean floor
leaving faint tracks in the sand
moving sideways to go forward
nothing mapped or even planned.

The sand is always shifting
ever changing the terrain
all creatures are in hiding
misdirected or insane.

Go on and on forever
waving claws in wild defense
abandoned ocean...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, allegory, animals, sea, ocean,
Form: Quatrain
Hermit Crab

a squatter or scab,

drags his house, like a shell cab,

that's the hermit crab!...Read More
Categories: hermit crab, animals, funny, nature,
Form: Senryu