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Mam's Best Broach
Author: Capricorn

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Dragonfly your topaz dazzles
like a yellow winged darter,
flitting through my memories.
Merging with amethyst, you settle,
camouflaged against her plumb jacket.
Your wings recall the fairies
from the tales she told, frolicking
amongst the lavender and marigolds;
frequently, they danced into my dreams.

------- Author's Notes -------

A yellow winged darter is a type of dragonfly.

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Comments on this poem/writing:

barb (67.58.198.202) -- Sunday, February 25 2007, 04:37 pm

Boy you do have a large vocabulary

Your knowledge of words make your poems interesting good write cap.
Catyrose (128.123.85.206) -- Sunday, February 25 2007, 11:56 pm

Delightful imagery

enables the reader to SEE the dragon fly and feel the sentiments behind the words. I especially liked the part about the fairies. Took me back to my days as a child, reminded me very much of my grandmother. Thanks for another beautiful poem.
Capricorn (82.46.181.105) -- Monday, February 26 2007, 09:26 pm

Hi Barb

Thanks Barb -- I've been reading that dictionary again! LOL!
Capricorn (82.46.181.105) -- Monday, February 26 2007, 11:08 pm

Hi Caty

Thanks for your comments -- I'll always remember my mother telling me about the fairies in the garden -- and I believed evry word! LOL!
 
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