The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Poetry Waits

Poem inspired by N.N. Bodecker

Poetry waits
Impatiently plaits
Word into braid after braid

I sleep sound
Above the ground
Troubled by her hair.

About the Writer

Linda Trott Dickman

Linda Trott Dickman is an award winning poet, author of four chapbooks. Her work has been featured in anthologies locally and internationally in print and online. She is the coordinator of poetry for the Northport Arts Coalition. Linda works with poets of all ages, at the Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, local museums, and leads a poetry workshop at Samantha’s Li’l Bit O’ Heaven coffee house. Her great joy is working with children. Linda is from Long Island, NY, USA.