The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Pancake Haiku

Hot griddle, quick hands:
flour, sugar, butter, eggs
become something more.

About the Writer

Tracie Renee

Tracie is a poet and youth services librarian who lives, works, and dreams in suburban Chicago. A Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net nominee, she’s won the Grand Prize in poetry from Outrider Press three times and appeared in Journal of Modern Poetry, The Awakenings Review, Mothers Always Write, and the award-winning anthology Stories of Music. This is her first kidlit publication (and hopefully not the last).