The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


Listen to the poem ...
Regal beast how
proud you are,
a roar that rocks
the ground.

Mane of silk and
piercing eyes,
your grandeur’s so

With confidence
and love, the pride
confide in you
each day.

A tower of strength
and fortitude,
Lion leads
the way.

About the Writer

Victoria Konya

Victoria is an aspiring children’s writer from Melbourne who loves playing with words. She loves to write rhyming stories and poems for children featuring nature, animals and family adventures. She has completed courses at the Australian Writers’ Centre including ‘Writing Picture Books’ and ‘Writing Picture Books Masterclass’. She is a member of SCBWI and various online writing groups including ‘the Versealots’.