Dragonfly hovering
mirrored in waterstill
fish stunned by neon-flash green-blue
doubleflick wings.
He flutters, snatches at
prey invisible, veers away
but for how long?
Alerted onlookers
gather in shoals of
immobilized disbelief
knifed in their turn by
agile kingfisher
rocketed in
by whom?

Kingfisher dive. © Malc on Flickr


One comment on “Dragonfly

  1. I would like to be a dragonfly hovering above our blue planet observing the angels and dragons in the world.

    Thank you Angela for the nice poem Mjo

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