The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Breakfast Rose

A pancake face,
A berry nose,
Banana eyes …
She’s breakfast Rose!

Some scrambled eggs
Make fluffy hair.
A bacon bow
For her to wear.

Her syrup smile
Is sticky sweet.
Say goodbye Rose,
It’s time to eat!

About the Writer

Lauri C Meyers

Lauri C. Meyers writes for children from a homemade window nook in her New Jersey home. Her short stories and poetry have been published (or will be soon!) in Highlights High Five, Ember, Paperbound Magazine, Little Thoughts Press, Clubhouse, Jr., and others. You can find her worrying the squirrels are gossiping about her again and other nonsense at or @laurimeyers.