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Best Damselfly Poems

Below are the all-time best Damselfly poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of damselfly poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member damselfly


damselfly
a blue wisp
of a whisper



AP: Honorable Mention 2020

posted on April 21, 2019...

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Categories: damselfly, blue, flying, insect, light,
Form: Haiku



DAINTY DAMSELFLY
Such beauty and so full of life,
she's flitting to and fro,
from plant to plant to find best perch
and put herself on show.

Sprawling in the midday...

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Categories: damselfly, animal, life, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Dance of the Damselfly
Across the moor
To Wicken Fen
Where brume swallows all
Into mire, of the life,
             ...

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Categories: damselfly, life, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Scottish Damselfly
ALONG

loch-studded moorland

bogs and runnels

and o'er the Highland Pass

antennae alert
I'll twist the wind

            to
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Categories: damselfly, love, nature,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member DAMSELFLY




Her swift and wondrous gait   enthralls
upon  the light  of lightest evening--
bedecked  in turquoise- gold  finery
sewn by earth’s intricate handiwork...
a...

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Categories: damselfly, appreciation, beauty, insect,
Form: Personification



Premium Member The Damselfly

single blade of grass
damselfly is grasshopper 
springs to hawk the beck


Written: March 20, 2022...

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© Sotto Poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: damselfly, garden, insect,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member damselfly wisp


damselfly wisp
in flight
~ a mere breath



posted on July 20, 2018...

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Categories: damselfly, flying, insect, light, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member damselfly
in june wilderness
flitting across babbling brook ~
a swift damselfly

Summer Nature Themed Haiku Poetry Contest
Sponsored by Tania Kitchin 
Date written: 06/26/2022...

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Categories: damselfly, imagery, insect, summer,
Form: Haiku
DAMSELFLY PLAYS THE GAME
Hoping for to score, she is to-and-fro.
Finding perfect patch, puts herself on show.
Now in blazing sun, she’s a splendid sight
With her sleek figure dressed in...

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Categories: damselfly, animal,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member FULL FLIGHT


If I had my way
I would come back
as a droning dragonfly
strong and determined
or maybe a damselfly
dainty and graceful

Either way
I’d surf the sky
every hour of the...

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Categories: damselfly, appreciation, flying, insect, joy,
Form: Free verse
A Country Lane
    
    leafy, tree lined lanes
    rich,  wild flower verges -
    damselfly...

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Categories: damselfly, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Women of Tuskegee-Tuskegee Airmen

If you look behind his story 
there’s a woman you will find.
Not in the struggle for the glory
but with a duty on her mind.

Now meet...

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Categories: damselfly, black african american, history,
Form: Quatrain
If I should find a Butterfly
If I should find a Butterfly, 
Neath the Willow tree, 
I’d recall how she’d been an ugly bug, 
But now a wondrous, sight to see....

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© Kevin Shaw  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: damselfly, imagery, insect, nature, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Gossamer Flyer~
Dragonfly Damsel engaging such wonder 
Discovers a world between water and land
Magical enchantment her filmy wings stand
Refracting worlds beheld from another

Lucent pools echo translucent colors
Iridescent...

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© Jane Bowen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: damselfly, animals, fantasy, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Wind Eater
Naught but a maze shall carry this
bound in cloud
through the tunnels of twigs
shall freedom range to the applause of leaves

Tangency poised on the ballet of...

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Categories: damselfly, blessing, wind,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member lilypad


wings aflutter
damselfly
finds her lilypad



posted on April 4, 2018...

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Categories: damselfly, beautiful, flower, insect, nature,
Form: Haiku
Iridescent Blue
Iridescent Blue

Damselfly respite.
Basking feast on bobbed wire,
The sun warms; next, flight.

©  Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen
December 7, 2009
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Categories: damselfly, nature
Form: Haiku
Carpe Diem Carpe Noctem
I am my fathers son
I am my mothers daughter
Forged in Dragons Flame
Birthed in Neptunes Water

I hear the song of the Warrior
I dance to the warriors...

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Categories: damselfly, inspirational love, light, magic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Science Lesson From a Mayfly
Damselflies are dainty, they are wisest of the wise.
Dragonflies a bit dumpy, much bigger than you and I.
I am a three-tailed Mayfly, so I am...

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Categories: damselfly, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Animal Guessing Game Number 3
              I lay my eggs in water.
     ...

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Categories: damselfly, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Personification
Premium Member graceful


graceful flight
the damselfly
pirouetting free



posted on September 12, 2018...

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Categories: damselfly, dance, flying, freedom, insect,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member bamboo windchimes


bamboo windchimes dance
carousing gently in the breeze
~ damselfly finds mate



posted on June 14, 2018...

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Categories: damselfly, insect, music, nature, sound,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Garden Secrets
Damselfly breeze floats on a summers’ day
Carefree with love and delight in her way

Monarch butterfly arrives soon after
Ruffled marigolds hear tiny laughter

Grasshopper, not sure if...

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Categories: damselfly, garden,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member summer dissipates
summer dissipates 
viridescent willow wisps
frenzied honeybees

azure sky smiles
gnarly grasshopper singing
creeping violets 

discerning monarch 
damselfly competition
lilac fragrance wafts 

ethereal mist
supercilious confidence 
ushering autumn

melodic bird song 
sizzles...

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Categories: damselfly, summer,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member spring bamboo


spring bamboo windchimes
carouse gently in the breeze
~ damselfly finds mate




AP: 2nd place 2021, 3rd place 2021 

Submitted on March 27, 2021 for contest SPRING HAIKU...

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Categories: damselfly, insect, nature, romance, spring,
Form: Haiku