The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

The Rising Sun

The rising sun, the waning moon,
The ebbing tide, the coming noon,
Ebb and flow, wax and wane,
Peak and trough, lose and gain,
Birth and death, New and old,
All are in our future told,
Live today, without a care,
Take a chance, if you dare.

About the Writer

Nannie Shakespeare

Nannie (AKA Gillian Winn) is a semi-retired ex-nurse who has used her spare time to embrace creative writing including poetry. She enjoys featuring the natural world and animals in her work and is keen to raise awareness of social and climate issues. The sobriquet 'Nannie Shakespeare' was invented by Gill's grand daughter.