Daily Prompt: The Little Things

tiny mighty Strider dancing obviously

walks on water ever so righteously

propelled by only his long middle legs

denting the rich water raiding bootlegs

steering towards his ephemeral prey

a shimmering dragonfly has lost his way

normally ants and aphids will do

evanescent butterfly’s are tasty too

sending out ripples and calling swirls

it’s time to mate and alert the girls

for a dragonfly is a fleeting dessert

draining it dry till it’s a smidgen inert

sailing across an ocean of green glass

to honor him they celebrate in mass

for the blue-green dragonfly it’s a tad harsh

this tiny lively party skimming on the marsh