Dragonfly

I was watching dragonflies the other day, dazzled by sunlight
bursting through wings. The colours, the dart, swift
flight, how they vanished into air, to reappear at the edge
of vision …

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DRAGONFLY                                           010

the dragonfly
sings blue
over tall grass

lands lightly
oh lightly
on purple vetch

its hymn soars again
on airy wings
to an open sky

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first published in Tower Magazine

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thoseblueshoescoverThose Blue Shoes for ages 7-11 … Weston’s … skill in juggling time past with time present … the plot unfolds with fast-paced action, mystery, suspense and even a ghost. Joan Givner

About Joanna M. Weston

Born in England, she lives in British Columbia. She is married with three sons, Joanna has an MA from the University of British Columbia. She has published in numerous anthologies and in magazines in Canada, the US, UK, and New Zealand, such as Canadian Women's Studies, Convolvus, Endless Mountains Review, Grain, Green's Magazine, Prairie Fire, Spin, Wascana Review, CBC Gallery, and many more...
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