The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Orion’s Belt

We went to see
Orion’s Belt.
When we got back,
Here’s how I felt:
I’d give it three
Out of ten stars.
Best part? Spaceship.
Worst part? Too far.
For your next trip
Don’t choose this place.
It’s a waist of space.

About the Writer

Seth Mueller

Seth is a Seattle-based copywriter who began writing silly, sweet and funny poems for his daughter in 2023, including completing a personal challenge to write 50 children’s poems in one month. Seth aspires to publish poetry and picture books that encourage family bonding, inspire imagination, and gently teach valuable lessons. Seth studied linguistics at The University of Oklahoma and writes for a major financial institution.