The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

King Tutankhamun Speaks

Even when you’re dead
can you still impress?

Check out my sarcophagus
and then sarcopha-guess.

I’m inside three coffins–
one is gold, no less

so the answer to your question
is a big Egyptian ‘YES!’

About the Writer

Harry Glass

Harry Glass is a Year 6 primary school teacher in north London who regularly writes children’s poems on his blog ( Before teaching, he used to be a travel writer and magazine editor. He also loves writing songs. And tennis. (He plays tennis, he doesn’t write it.)