[lit-ideas] Re: Sunday Poem

On 4/30/07, David Ritchie <ritchierd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:


What's a peeler?  Some sort of bug?

A crab just about to molt. The liminal phase between the hard crab and the
soft-shell crab. Peeling off the hard shell reveals the new shell forming
beneath it, which makes excellent bait.


John McCreery
The Word Works, Ltd., Yokohama, JAPAN
Tel. +81-45-314-9324

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