Dragonflies: A Snapshot

by | Aug 14, 2014 | Blog, My Poems, My Writing Challenges


In the rain, they are too small. The wings, the small holes, the designs, are filled with water. Their bodies glisten. I collected a jar of them and kept them in the garage for winter, one side frosted with window air. Their bodies quickly froze to the sides, a strange kaleidoscope of purple and blue. In the spring, under the sun, their bodies turned green and fell to the bottom of the glass, shattering.


August 2014, Poem 9, Dragonflies-A Snapshot


August 9, 2014, MLT