The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

My Silly Friend

I’ve got a rather silly friend
Who stands upon his head
He says his name as Albert
But I know his name is Fred.

He throws bananas at me
And he makes a barking sound
I think I’ll just pretend I’m out
The next time he comes round.

About the Writer

John Dredge

John Dredge is a silly person. He not only writes silly poems but also presents a silly comedy sketch podcast series called The Nothing To Do With Anything Show. Please do not hold this against him. He has presented silly music shows on Resonance FM and Mad Wasp Radio and has appeared at the Brighton Fringe by mistake. He has never played the ukelele.