The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Kitty in the Sun

Kitty looks so peaceful
I know I shouldn’t pester
Her fluffiness is tempting me
My fingers want to test her
I know I shouldn’t tickle
I’m sure to get a scratch
But oh, she looks so silky soft
Asleep in the sun patch

About the Writer

Karla Kane

Karla is an award-winning writer, editor and musician based in California. Best known as the leader of the indie-pop band The Corner Laughers, she lives with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area and holds BA and MA degrees in anthropology. She loves oak trees, ancient history, indoor cats, cozy cups of tea, public libraries and playing make believe.