The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


I made a little snowman
As friendly as could be

With carrot nose and his own clothes
He played with me all day.

We had much fun,
Until the sun,
Which meant he couldn’t stay,

He took one look at that great orb
And quickly ran away.

About the Writer

Laura Cooney

Laura is a writer from Edinburgh who writes for both children and grown ups and has numerous publications both in print and online. When she's not doing 'lots of writing' she'll be found with her two daughters as close to the sea as possible, probably looking for shells. There will be ice-cream!