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Dragonfly Fallen

White concrete walkways burn Summer sun shows no mercy Turns worse for the dragonfly downed Another insect falls... Not an accident Creatures fail to see the gravity of life The need for water leads to thirst When not found bad things happen Consequences including death occur Crisp, dark, light of body, a corps emerged Silent, dried, a pavement spot Motionless except for a light breeze Which animates a translucent wing Waving goodbye, saluting the day A fearless dragonfly is gone It fears less today than before Less now as it is no more

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019

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Date: 8/11/2019 1:36:00 PM
- Sounds very hot ... great written, Earl :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Earl Schumacker
Date: 8/11/2019 2:01:00 PM
Hi Anne-Lise, Very nice to hear from you. Love the smiley face. Thanks! Glad you liked it. Yes. It is very hot here in Florida. It is one of the hottest summers I can remember. Poor dragonfly. He made the mistake of drinking the wrong water. I had to swim past him this morning in our chlorinated pool. Have a sunny day. Earl