The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Polka-dotty Snow

Listen to Carol
Polka-dotty snow
did you get poked from down below?
Did dust blow in from east or west?
Did birdies drop seeds from their nest?

Oh, polka-dotty snow—
I think maybe I know
'cause I looked up into the tree
and dots of rain polka-dottied me!

About the Writer

Carol Coven Grannick

Carol Coven Grannick's short fiction and poetry for children has appeared in Cricket, Ladybug, Babybug, Highlights, and Hello. Her middle grade novel in verse, Reeni's Turn, debuted in September of 2020 from Fitzroy Books/Regal House Publishing. Her poetry for adults appears/is forthcoming in multiple print and online venues, most recently including Capsule Stories, The Birmingham Arts Journal, West Texas Review, and The Write City Review (Chicago Writers Association).