Irresistible

Irresistible

‘White’ by Gwen Sayers

White

Grubs lodged in mire
are blind and white.

Shrimp ghosts in benthos
glide over sediment.

Tapeworms and roundworms
string pale through entrails.

Spiders in caverns sway
on bleached fronds,

and clods cake bones
when eyes are gone.