Only Me
I want to be a tortoise
to pull my head arms and legs
into that shell
listen to echoes of life
the way they sound under water
to stay there
hidden from life
and laughing
poke my head out just now and again
to see who is about
then whoosh back in I would go

Marc Carver

If you have any comments on this poem, Marc Carver would be pleased to hear from you.