Dragonfly: Any of various large insects of the order Odonata or suborder Anisoptera, having a long slender body and two pairs of narrow, net-veined wings that are usually held outstretched while the insect is at rest. Also called regionally darner, darning needle, mosquito fly, mosquito hawk, needle, skeeter hawk.
Poetry: The art or work of a poet.
Prolixity: Excessive wordiness in speech or writing; longwindedness
Friday, August 26, 2011
To Make a Prairie by Emily Dickinson
My Wisteria in Spring---breakfast for a fat, hungry bumble bee.
To Make a Prairie
By Emily Dickinson
To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee,
one clover, and a bee.
The revery alone will do,
if bees are few.