Monthly Archives: May 2010

DRAGONFLY LOVE

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A season
of violent gasping.

The freedom of flight.

The dragonfly’s lifespan
is but brief.

Love, in our times,

is like a dragonfly;
fast, furious and wild.

The ruby eyes of the dragonfly

see only its fleeting passion,
its wings of teal.

The morrow unmourned.
 

 

Alice Parris

 

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