The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

The Many Parts of Me

Mum’s nose, Dad’s toes
Gramps’ knees, Gran’s sneeze
Nana’s skin, Granddad’s grin
Uncle’s hips, Auntie’s lips
Great-Gran’s thumbs, Great-Gramps’ gums
Brother’s eyes, Sister’s size
Outside, I’m like other folks
But inside, I’m just ME!

About the Writer

Jennifer Thomas

Jennifer is a Canadian writer and editor. She is the co-writer of the Invisible Things zine, a collection of poems about the invisible creatures (gnomes, imps, and so on) who inhabit the world of modern kids and get into no end of mischief. Jennifer comes up with her best ideas for poems while she’s walking her dog, and as a result her dog gets lots of walks. This makes her dog very happy.