The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

The Ball

The ball moves quickly through the air,
Surprising Dwight, who, unaware,
Is standing (sadly) in its way
Soon to find it’s not his day.

About the Writer

Ian Brownlie

Ian lives with his family in Marlow, Bucks. His prospective middle grade novel, Solomon Brown from Hero Town, was longlisted for Searchlight's Best Novel Opening for Children or Young Adults. Twitter:@herotownbook Website: