The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Letter Garden

Listen to Julie read her poem ...
Breathe out some words
hold them in your hands,
give them to a windy day
and watch where they land.

Bury them now they rest
as deep as you can go,
water them with happy thoughts
in time they’re sure to grow.

About the Writer

Julie Stevens

Julie writes poems that sometimes reflect the impact MS has on her life. Her poems have been published many times online and in print. Her poem If I Can’t was a winning poem in Bespoke Verse’s National Poetry Day competition 2019. She has two published pamphlets, Quicksand (Dreich 2020) and Balancing Act (Hedgehog Poetry Press 2021). Website: