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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

a blue wisp
of a whisper

posted on April 21, 2019...

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

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

loch-studded moorland

bogs and runnels

and o'er the Highland Pass

antennae alert
I'll twist the wind


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Categories: damselfly, love, nature
Form: Limerick
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...

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

in flight
a breath

posted on July 20, 2018...

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Categories: damselfly, flying, insect, light, nature, summer,
Form: Haiku

We love her slender abdomen,
dressed in metallic green,
with small black dots just like sequins,
she is the beauty queen.

Her wings appear delicate
but they are stiff and...

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

If I had my way
I would come back
As a dragonfly
Strong and determined
Or maybe a damselfly
Dainty and graceful
Either way
I’d surf the sky
Every hour of the day

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

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Categories: damselfly, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member 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, water,
Form: Rhyme
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
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

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© Jane Bowen  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: damselfly, animals, fantasy, imagination, inspirational, introspection, nature,
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
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
Premium Member lilypad

wings flutter

posted on April 4, 2018...

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Categories: damselfly, beautiful, flower, insect, nature, peace, river,
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, moon, mythology,
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, 12th grade,
Form: Personification
Premium Member graceful

graceful flight
of damselfly
pirouetting free

posted on September 12, 2018...

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Categories: damselfly, dance, flying, freedom, insect, nature, summer,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Animal Guessing Game Number 3
              I lay my eggs in water.

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Categories: damselfly, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade,
Form: Personification