The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Cousin Claire

Listen to Colin ...
The doctor who examined cousin Claire
Was shocked when he discovered something rare:
As in one ear he shone a light
Which out the other beamed as bright,
“Aha!” he diagnosed, “there’s nothing there!”
Picture copyright (©) Colin West 2023
Picture copyright (©) Colin West 2023

About the Writer

Colin West

Colin lives in Battle, East Sussex. He studied Graphic Design and Illustration and has written and illustrated over 50 children’s books. His poems have appeared in anthologies by Roger McGough and Julia Donaldson. He now writes purely for his own pleasure and enjoys collecting old books, mainly of poetry.