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Best Dragonfly Poems

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

Poetry Soup Pals
Heidi was one of the first to "March" in with greetings
Then, on "Wind," Gershon came along, his praises a song
But now since he's gone, I...

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Categories: dragonfly, appreciation, fun, poetry, thank

Premium Member SOMEDAY

As this week closes into hours of pewter night
may the moonlight touch your lips while
I sleep in the arms of dreams unrefined.
Though I may not...

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Categories: dragonfly, how i feel, time,

Premium Member Silver Waves Upon The Shore
Pushed there for a thousand years
and will be for a thousand more,
pushed there by the gentle winds
the silver waves upon the shore.

Ancient trees who watched...

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Categories: dragonfly, death, life, nature, sunset,

Premium Member Pandora's Temptation
For the third time Pandora stands before the box
Inlaid with jewels ivory and gold
In her hand is the key – she closely examines
Intrigued by its...

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Categories: dragonfly, desire, hope, love,

Premium Member My Lady

My lady is the wind’s soft sigh
Through fields of marigolds in June,
A beach night stroll beneath the moon,
A cloudless sky, a butterfly.
She waltzes to a...

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Categories: dragonfly, august, Lullaby,

Premium Member The Tale Of Fairies

     A long, long time ago in the land of Fays,
     lived a forest nymph of beguiling...

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Categories: dragonfly, fairy, children, joy,

A possum of worldly descent Oh my
There was a possum
of worldly descent
Gathering diamonds
and things it had spent

Chasing a catfish
down dragonfly row
Wanting to see if
it was someone to know

Laughed at an aardvark...

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Categories: dragonfly, fun,

My Fallen Fay
Twas’ by a waterfall quite late,
Beneath the stars, full moon awake,
I saw my tiny love, my Fay,
Upon a mossy bank, she lay;

At first glance, I...

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Categories: dragonfly, adventure, hope, imagination, love,

 Dragonfly, shiny
Windup toy, in flight, you dance
Among the cattails....

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Categories: dragonfly, animal, appreciation, beautiful, earth,

Pain of Night, Joy of Morning

He is now a band of sky, 
a bird, a cloud, a stream of blue 
drifting by in midafternoon,
a dragonfly, a butterfly, a speck of...

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Categories: dragonfly, change, father daughter, inspiration,

Premium Member Rules and Regulations
How long did it take her to be free?

How long did it take
For the wingless dragonfly to finally open her heart to the world

How long...

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Categories: dragonfly, courage, freedom, judgement, life,

The Cricket and The Dragonfly
A Long, Long Time ago, there was a cricket whose name
was Blue, she was named after the sky that she loved so true. 
All day...

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Categories: dragonfly, adventure, children, encouraging, farm,

haiku 8
the gravel path
glitters with sunlight-- 
dragonfly wings...

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Categories: dragonfly, nature,

Millpond daybreak
The dawn sky throws a spear of vivid red
lancing the fir treetops, but not yet me
with my bag of bread.
The wheel is still asleep, the...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dragonfly, good morning, imagery,


The sun has almost breached, across the Eastern sky,
The little birds feel it first and begin their morning cry.
Their orchestral chorus is transcending as...

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Categories: dragonfly, morning,


on the green meadow
there was  a
a white lily
such beautiful

silence in the deserted
befriended harassment
echo heart

I could bargain this fate
I’d buy  dragonfly wings
achieved my...

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Categories: dragonfly, inspirational, journey, life,

Premium Member Lord of the skies song
Dear dragonfly, you hover from flower to flower
But there is one which you always seem to linger on
When the world stops and time stays at...

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Categories: dragonfly, beautiful, beauty, dream, fairy,

Premium Member Spidy Man Dragon
Dragon saw a Spiderman costume at the local department store.
We were there for Dragon Food- You know- little charcoal briquettes.
How else could he keep his...

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Categories: dragonfly, fantasy, fun, funny, hero,

Sweet Sparrow
A song of a sparrow in the springtime.

Birds chirp a lullaby at the peak of the morning sun.
Speedy is the dragonfly, wish I could catch...

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Categories: dragonfly, children, happiness, inspirational, music,

Premium Member On The Wings Of A Dragonfly
I walked down the hospital corridor
And a dragonfly I see
Staring through the window pane
Looking just for me.

My mind immediately took wings
And soared above the clouds

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Categories: dragonfly, death, devotion, love, sympathy,

Premium Member A Fleeting Moment
dragonfly darts past
sun shimmers rainbows on wings
brief ripple on pond

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Categories: dragonfly, nature,

Jan Allison
Jan Allison

Her poems are one of the best!
She tells good stories different from the rest.
Was inspired to write more because of her.
Dreaming right now is...

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Categories: dragonfly, poems,

Embrace My Dreams
Can't seem to hold it in
Don't want to hide it anymore
Have to let it show
Let them all know
What's in my heart

I don't care what they...

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© Megan Ryan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dragonfly, change, dream, faith, hope,

Premium Member Dragonfly Afloat On The Lake
Dragonfly Afloat On The Lake

A dragonfly afloat on the lake,
Desperately flaps to keep from drowning,
With life in the balance its senses spring,
And boards the paddle...

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Categories: dragonfly, flying, insect, nature, perspective,

Briar and the Dragonfly

Briar and the Dragonfly

Seated in a saddle on a dragonfly in flight
Shimmering upon the evening skies
Iridescent flickerings beneath this moonlit night
Magical this scene before my...

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Categories: dragonfly, fantasy, good night,