The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Free Yourself

Become light.
Caress the sunshine.
Meet the high clouds.
Pull the reason from yourself.
Just be.
Look around you.
What do you see?
It's hard, I know.
Zigzag life.
Drape yourself in calmness.
It's ok.
Become light and shine.
Free yourself.

About the Writer

Sarah Gutzwiller

Sarah writes fiction and non-fiction for children (poetry, picture books, chapter books, and middle grade). She is an eternal optimist and loves to write uplifting poetry and stories. For non-fiction, Sarah hopes to encourage kids to love STEM, especially biology! She has a PhD in Evolution, Ecology, and Organismal Biology. She is currently a stay-at-home mom for her two kids (7 and 4) and lives in Columbus, Ohio, USA.