it’s a metaphor
The best part is that the crab is the symbol for the zodiac sign Cancer, so in a way even the crab itself is a metaphor
It’s too hot *opens window* in comes 20 flies, 8 spiders, 17 daddy long legs, 50 moths, 3 dragons and 12 Jehovah’s witnesses.
Imagine waking up at 3 a.m. to the sound of your favorite character drunkenly serenading you outside your window.
welcome to my crib sorry it’s a little small i’ve had it since I was a baby