Odes of the Dragonfly [Oil on Canvas 16×20 Inch] © Omay Lee 2020
Odes of the dragonfly
The delicate dragonfly’s wings
Flutter like splendid robes that caress
The transience of life, the heaviness of the heart
A common destiny that we all share.
~~ From the Ancient Book of Songs (the Shijing) c.1046-256 BCE, The Airs of the States – the Odes of Cao