Flame Skimmer Dragonfly   2 comments

Flame Skimmer-Edit-2-blogFlame Skimmer Dragonfly — Image by kenne

Fly, Dragonfly!

Water nymph, you have
climbed from the shallows to don
your dragon-colors.
Perched on a reed stem
all night, shedding your skin, you dry
your wings in moonlight.

Night melts into day.
Swift birds wait to snap you up.
Fly, dragonfly! Fly!

—  JOYCE SIDMAN

2 responses to “Flame Skimmer Dragonfly

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  1. Great shot of a superb species! 🙂

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  2. Amazing!

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