She looked at me, turned,
hopped ahead, turned back,
jumped into the grass.
Then she lunged up,
snatched a dragonfly
right out of the air.
Don is a biomedical researcher living in Pittsburgh, PA. His poetry has appeared online at TuckMagazine.com, Uppagus Magazine, Vox Populi Sphere, and others, in print in Hanging Loose (1972) and Neurology, and in several print anthologies including in both English and Farsi in Persian Sugar in English Tea, Volumes I and III.
Really good picture, Elizabeth — Thanks for placing this poem.
Thank you! Thanks for sharing your work!