The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


Like a choir, they are singing
A joyful Christmas jingling
Ringing peace and light for all

About the Writer

Joyce Uglow

Joyce loves digging in on topics from bees, trees, and families to ancient cave art and fossils trapped in asphalt seeps. She is currently SCBWI Wisconsin’s Assistant Regional Advisor and serves on the Board of the Wisconsin Center for the Book. Her poem, "Queen of the Oak Savanna," appears in Hey Hey Books Publishing’s WILD: An Anthology of Poetry. "Snap!" is published in WHAT IS HOPE? and "Together" is in WHAT IS A FAMILY? both books published by Pomelo Books. She also has poems accepted for inclusion in PICTURE PERFECT POETRY set to be published by Northern Loon Press in March 2024.