The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

I’ve Jiggled it and Wiggled it

But still it’s hanging on!
I need some pocket money, I hope it won’t be long!
When it’s out, I’ll place it under my pillowcase,
Where the tooth fairy can find it below my sleeping face.
This silly tooth won’t seem to budge!
I’ll have to wait a while.
I hope my Mum still loves me when I’ve got a crooked smile!☹️

About the Writer

Nannie Shakespeare

Nannie (AKA Gillian Winn) is a semi-retired ex-nurse who has used her spare time to embrace creative writing including poetry. She enjoys featuring the natural world and animals in her work and is keen to raise awareness of social and climate issues. The sobriquet 'Nannie Shakespeare' was invented by Gill's grand daughter.