The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

My Lucky Leaf

My lucky leaf is red and gold.
I’ll press it in a book
so when the season’s over I can always take a look,
remembering the autumn day
I scooped it from the ground
and set off racing through the park to show you what I’d found.

About the Writer

Suzy Levinson

Suzy Levinson is a children’s author and poet whose work has been featured in numerous anthologies and magazines. Animals in Pants (Cameron Kids/Abrams) is her debut picture book–length poetry collection. Her next, Dinos that Drive! (Tundra Books), will hit shelves in 2025. She lives in New York.