- Vol. 02
- Chapter 06
In Their Shells
The boys came back after sundown, Oozing petrol and seawater, With their chattering crustaceans And a sense of dizzy triumph.
Jane thought Michael looked romantic With the blood around his fingers. Abbie hunted through John's bag In search of wrappers or receipts.
Crickets chirped around the inlet As the kitchen boiled with vapour. John opened expensive vino From the Bergerac wine region.
Snap, crack, pick, pull. Pull, pick, crack, snap. Snap, crack, pick, pull. Pull, pick, crack, snap.