The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


Hairy on the outside,
Slimy on the inside.
Just like people!

NOTE: Edamame (pronounced "eh-dah-MAH-meh") is the Japanese term for young soybeans, usually cooked and served in their rather furry pods. Don’t eat the pods ... or people.

About the Writer

Caroline Sih

Caroline Sih is a 22-year-old graduate student in computer science at the University of California at San Diego. She composed a poem when she was 11 years old. This is it ...