MINIBEAST POEMS FOR

KEY STAGE 1 AND 2

A DRAGONFLY

By Eleanor Farjeon 

The Prettiest Insect Dragonflies and Damselflies Photograph of Eleanor Farjeon Classic Writers Minibeast Poems Meet Eleanor Farjeon

When the heat of the summer

     Made drowsy the land,

A dragon-fly came

     And sat on my hand.

 

With its blue jointed body,

     And wings like spun glass,

It lit on my fingers

     As though they were grass.

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