Beautiful Snail


Expressed in whorls
And soft tissue encased

And the fluid foot
In muscular reach,
Elegant as any
So long limbed
And herbivorous.

And what a beautiful
Tactile face
To sense
Slick vehicle
And slide in silver grace:

The known world tasted
Through a moving salivation.

© Ben Truesdale and distilledvoice, 2015.

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