David Wood

Gold Star - 13,800 Points (07 April 1950 / London)

Sonnet 63: Dragonfly - Poem by David Wood

The beauty of the lake on a summer’s day:
Gentle ripples of cool water soothing,
Wildlife basking in the suns golden ray
And calmness keeping life gently moving.

With cool leaves softly blowing in the breeze
And a dozen blackbirds pecking the grass
Water lilies float in the shade of trees
Frogs and toads swimming along their paths pass

But it’s the dragonfly catching insects
That’s life’s delicate beauty beholding
Resting on the stem of a reed inspects
The still air around him, life unfolding.

Emerald dragonfly’s their beauty and grace
Puts a sweet smile on anybody’s face.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Inspired by Anthony Di'Anno's sonnet Dragonfly

Comments about Sonnet 63: Dragonfly by David Wood

  • Tirupathi Chandrupatla (7/15/2013 9:45:00 AM)

    Another beautiful sonnet about nature's wonders. Is dragonfly the model for the aeroplane we fly? Nice poem. (Report)Reply

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  • Valsa George (7/15/2013 6:31:00 AM)

    Both the dragonflies painted by you and Anthony keep flying over the heads on their delicate and transparent wings! Enjoyed this lovely sonnet! (Report)Reply

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  • Hans Vr (7/14/2013 9:59:00 AM)

    A sonnet that is very well written and soothes the heart, mind and soul of the reader.
    How lovely is the scene described.
    Well done
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  • Jenie Franksay (7/14/2013 8:13:00 AM)

    enchanting...thats all i can say.

    do read my poems.
    awaited for your comments.
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  • Unwritten Soul (7/14/2013 6:30:00 AM)

    Ah words painted so well, how lovely a beautiful image continuously painted from one to other...inspiration is never stop when it find it link! ..nice write David...D'Anno must be proud_Soul (Report)Reply

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  • (7/14/2013 5:41:00 AM)

    A wonderful poem, like it. (Report)Reply

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  • Gajanan Mishra (7/14/2013 5:27:00 AM)

    sweet smile that is in your poem, my dear poet, thanks. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, July 14, 2013

Poem Edited: Tuesday, July 16, 2013


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