The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


and Fading Leaves

hovers at the feeder
between storms

fading leaves
autumn’s last party

Pictures supplied by Jone Rush MacCulloch

About the Writer

Jone Rush MacCulloch

Jone Rush MacCulloch is a retired teacher librarian pursuing photography, poetry and mixed media. She also guest teaches and brings poetry lessons to teach for every class. Her poems ‘Ollie’ and 'Zoom' appear in books by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong. Some children think she is a book fairy because she wears rainbow tinsel in her hair. You can find her on Twitter @JoneMac53 and on Instagram @jonerushmacculloch.