One day you will take my heart completely, and make it more fiery than a dragon. Your eyelashes will write on my heart the poem that could never come from the pen of a poet.” ~ Jalal ad-Din Rumi
This week I hiked around Rocky Bayou State Park almost every day. The dragonflies were swarming – tiny, lace-winged dragons of every color – gold, orange, green, black, bronze, and red.
Some were more bold, and would let me get very close, almost posing. Others, I had to sneak up on, and snap photos quickly before they hummed away.
I believe dragonflies are magical…
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(Photos shot with a Nikon D60, using an 18-55mm, 55-200mm, 20mm f/2.8 wide-angle, 50mm f/1.8 prime lens, and/or iPhone4)
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