The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


Staircases are not for sledding,
That is something you should know.
Indoor carpets can’t replace,
A hill of powdery snow.

Laundry baskets are not sleds,
The give quite a bumpy ride.
There are just some kinds of fun,
For which you have to go outside.

About the Writer

Raymond Betancourt

Raymond is a writer and visual artist originally from Brooklyn NY, now living in Massachusetts. He has long been interested in creating work that appeals to children.