The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


on a summer breeze …

dragonflies hover and hunt

beetles skipper and skim

and butterflies do-si-do

above a sun-drenched meadow

About the Writer

Catherine Flynn

Catherine's poems have been included in Imperfect: Poems About Mistakes (volume 1 and 2), Hop to It: Poems to Get You Moving, Great Morning! Poems for School Leaders to Read Aloud, The Best of Today’s Little Ditty, (volume 1 and 2) and The Quickwrite Handbook.