Lorna (Cossett) Fryer
The Hermit Within
Welll within this heart of mine
Lives a hermit - part time.
I pull him out and make him go,
'Though I have to pull his toe.
In the winter, he hides and holds me
Down, down, down to the ground.
He won't let me out, though I shout,
And say, 'I want to be free.'