The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Words are Fun!

Listen to Kathryn ...

Words are fun!
Here they come!
From my pen
One by one.
They bounce,
They sing,
They dance,
They shout.
They skulk in corners
and fool about.
They hide,
They seek,
They tease,
They play.
I wish they would do
As I say!

About the Writer

Kathryn Dove

Kathryn writes fiction and poetry for children. She enjoys the alchemy of poetry and seeing how a dash of imagination can transform ordinary life into something surprising and wonderful. She has lived in London and spent a summer working in a small village on the west coast of Scotland. Kathryn now lives with her family in Auckland, New Zealand.