Dragonfly Days

 

A beautiful creature haunted
my childhood
by in and on the Thames
with glistening blue and green
enchantment,
hovering among  willow fronds.

 Faraway West in Canada a friend photographed a different coloured dragonfly. https://insearchofitall.wordpress.com/


for Sally’s wild challenge

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11 Responses to Dragonfly Days

  1. When we lived in SA, we would see them hovering over the pool. Beautiful.

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  2. Sigh…enchantment indeed!!

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  3. Dragonflies, fireflies, june bugs…all delights of the season. Happy summer Viv!

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  4. Thank you for using my photo of the very first dragonfly I’ve ever seen. It was the most mystical experience I’ve ever had as that beautiful creature stopped and posed for me. Even my son was stunned that I got that photo one handed with a point and shoot camera. The other hand is on the cane. 🙂 I loved your poem with it.

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  5. Misky says:

    A lovely summery poem!

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  6. colonialist says:

    There certainly is something quite enchanting about dragonflies. I used to fancy, as a kid, that they were fairies in disguise.

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