The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


A waiting car
A rushing girl
A sudden trip
A flying fall
A sting of pain
A fabric split
A roadside’s
Unforgiving grit
A shaky cry
A shock of red
A wish that I
Had walked instead!

About the Writer

Rebecca Loveday

Rebecca is an emerging children’s poet from Portsmouth, England. She loves writing in rhyme and storytelling through poetry. Rebecca also works in a nursery where she supports children with additional needs. She lives by the sea in a house filled with interestingly-shaped pebbles and too many notebooks.