Thursday, March 22, 2007

Poetry Thursday: Image Inspired


Dragonfly @ Glen Echo, 2005

Momentary rest
Dragonfly tranquility
Blink - vanishes

Just this week, the photo cd which contained this image surfaced. I am so happy to have found it once again. It's one of my favorite photos as I love dragonflies.

There are more lovely images and poetry here.

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11 comments:

January said...

Love the haiku and photo. I especially like the hyphen in the last line.

Cool.

Tammy said...

Dragonflies are wonderful and the picture is so amazing a haiku was a perfect choice ;)

Brian said...

Love the photo, good timing.

The haiku is great, I like how it is unclear as to who's tranquility it is.

Regina Clare Jane said...

I think dragonflys are just mystical creatures- I always feel like one around me is some long lost relative of mine...
Wonderful haiku and picture- just perfect!

Crafty Green Poet said...

You've captured the dragonfly and its fleeting nature so well here.

gautami tripathy said...

I liked both the picture and the haiku. Haiga?


gautami
Soul

pepektheassassin said...

One of the best haiku I've read. A beautiful photo, too. These made for a fine post!

Jone said...

Thank you for your comments, I am trying to break out of the 5-7-5 haikus. I agree that dragonflies are mystical.

Rethabile said...

When I was a kid we called them "helicopters" and chased all around reedy ponds. And why were they always there? I don't know. Great poem.

Mary said...

lovely poem. and you took this photo? how lucky!

Jon said...

I love the way that your haiku takes us beyond the picture, reminds us of the fleeting nature of dragonflies (and everything else) and so encourages us to rest for a moment and enjoy the tranquility of your poem and photo. Really nice.