The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


moonlit night
we wait for reindeer
wishes shared

we fall asleep
with snow dreams
and Santa sightings

reindeer pull the sleigh
moonlit night
we awake to bells

hear pawing
footsteps on the rooftop

About the Writer

Jone Rush MacCulloch

Jone Rush MacCulloch is a retired teacher librarian pursuing photography, poetry and mixed media. She also guest teaches and brings poetry lessons to teach for every class. Her poems ‘Ollie’ and 'Zoom' appear in books by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong. Some children think she is a book fairy because she wears rainbow tinsel in her hair. You can find her on Twitter @JoneMac53 and on Instagram @jonerushmacculloch.