Report Abuse Home > Poetry > Free Verse > Seashells Seashells By Phantom_Girl, Ft. Carson, CO More by this author In the colored homes of crabs But when I held them to my ear I swear I heard the sound of laughter « Previous article More by this author Next article » Join the Discussion This article has 2 comments. Post your own! Report abuse so_joy said... Aug. 2, 2012 at 5:23 pm: I like this a lot. As ThatBlondGuy said, short and sweet. Great topic, too. Good job! Keep writing! Please read, rate, and comment on my poems! Thanks! Report abuse ThatBlondGuy said... Dec. 2, 2010 at 3:39 pm: Hey, I love it! Short and sweet. The ending is what pulls it off because the reader is expecting "the sound of waves." Instead we get "the sound of laughter."