The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

On Daylight Savings Time

Summer’s over, set the clock
Autumn brings a crimson frock
Winter’s lurking, turn the lock
Til spring gives a cheery knock
Summer’s over, seasons flow
Autumn lets the daylight go
Winter whispers soft and low
‘It will come again, you know’

About the Writer

Karla Kane

Karla is an award-winning writer, editor and musician based in California. Best known as the leader of the indie-pop band The Corner Laughers, she lives with her family in the San Francisco Bay Area and holds BA and MA degrees in anthropology. She loves oak trees, ancient history, indoor cats, cozy cups of tea, public libraries and playing make believe.