The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Castle in the Clouds

Listen to Julie read her poem ...
Above the streets.
Above the town.
Above the tallest trees.
There is a castle
in the clouds
that only I can see.

Silver spires.
Moonbeam moat.
Gates of soft starlight.
There is a castle
in the clouds
I dream of every night.

About the Writer

Julie Anna Douglas

Julie has been writing poems for as long as she can remember and many of them have found homes is beautiful magazines like The Caterpillar, Ladybug and Spider and in poetry collections by The Emma Press and MacMillan Publishing. She particularly enjoys combining poetry and art in workshops for children and her first poetry collection 'Painting Poems' illustrated by Jools Wilson is full of colourful poetry and creative ideas. Her next book is full of poetry maps and will be out soon!