The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Wrapping a Mummy

It's a horribly difficult job
To wrap up a mummy just right.
Too loose and he'll look like a slob,
But it won't do to wrap him too tight.
Most important, make certain the bow
Doesn't show.

About the Writer

Max Gutmann

Max Gutmann has contributed to Cricket, Lighten Up Online, Light, The Spectator and lots of magazines with Review in their titles. His plays have been performed throughout the U.S. and elsewhere. His book There Was a Young Girl from Verona sold several copies.