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Charles Ghigna - Father Goose®

the author of more than 100 award-winning books from Random House, Disney, Hyperion, Time Inc.,

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Dance of the Dragonflies


I love to see the summer skies

Fill with flocks of dragonflies

Who dance their daily exercise

Right before our summer eyes.


They practice their sleek pirouettes

In sunny little minuets

Then cast their fading silhouettes

Across a field of open nets.





©Charles Ghigna


2 comments:

Kerry Aradhya said...

What a wonderful poem. I suppose I am a little biased, but I love the thought of "dancing" butterflies. And the fact that they are doing pirouettes!

Charles Ghigna (Father Goose) said...

Thanks, Kerry.
You ARE a dancing butterfly!
And a pirouetting picture book poet to boot!