The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Blink and You’ll Miss It

What was that I spotted,
flying by so fast?
I thought I recognised its form,
as it darted past.
But no, it went too quickly,
a blur across the sky.
Oh! That’s right, of course ...
Another week has just flown by!

About the Writer

Sue Lancaster

Sue is a children's writer living in South West London with her husband, two children and pet budgie, Buddy. Before turning her hand to writing, Sue worked in TV as a Production Manager and got her degree in Media Studies at the University of East London. She grew up in Clacton on the coast of Essex and spent much of her childhood writing stories and poems, playing with her three cats, and being tormented by her two older brothers.