The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

3 Poems

by Susan Andrews

glistening on roofs
and sparkling in children’s eyes—
holiday magic

robed in frost and snow
and bejeweled in red berries
nature decks her halls

midnight New Year’s Eve—
wolves’ howls reach the starlit sky
and northern lights dance

About the Writer

Susan Andrews

Susan lives in Southern California, where she taught elementary school for many years. She is a member of the SCBWI. She has worked professionally as a freelance writer, and her haiku has been featured in many journals. She created and participates in the weekly #haikuSaturday event on Twitter. She is passionate about animals, the environment and kindness.