Saturday, May 4, 2019

Poetry: Dragonfly Dream

You were a bright surprise.
Looking up, I saw you in flight,
Balancing on buoyant breezes,
Bravely, blithely,
From blade to emerald blade.
A mere wisp of twin wings, no more.
Honey, brown and black,
Sunbeams shone through you,
As I beheld your body, barely there,
I wished to be you,
And the change you herald.
Deftly floating like a whispered wish,
Or a daydream,
You perch prettily, precariously,
On green shoots pointing,
To heaven.
I bow to your power, tiny warrior,
As you greet me,
To grace me,
And the universe,
With your gentle gift.

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Annette Pisano-Higley is a Registered Nurse living in both Albany and Florida. She is a published song-lyricist and published a book of her original Adirondack poetry, with photography by her husband Walter Higley, Adirondack Echoes, available on Amazon.com. Annette’s book was inspired by their idyllic summers at the beloved family Camp on Limekiln Lake, Inlet, in the beautiful New York State Adirondack Park.


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4 Responses

  1. Ethan says:

    “I bow to your power, tiny warrior”
    Just…WOW!

    • Annette Pisano-Higley says:

      Hi Ethan! Thanks for your awesome comment. It is very much appreciated. So glad you liked this poem. These little creatures are so fascinating and impressive!

  2. Maureen E. Donovan says:

    Lovely.

    • Annette Pisano-Higley says:

      Thank you so much Maureen for reading my poem and appreciating these mystical, magical creatures!

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