The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

The Silhouette of the City

The silhouette of the city
sits still in silent shadows
on a canvas of luminous moonlight.
Steeple and skyscraper rockets
wait patiently for countdown
to blast into a jewel encrusted night.

About the Writer

Julie Anna Douglas

Julie has been writing poems for as long as she can remember and many of them have found homes is beautiful magazines like The Caterpillar, Ladybug and Spider and in poetry collections by The Emma Press and MacMillan Publishing. She particularly enjoys combining poetry and art in workshops for children and her first poetry collection 'Painting Poems' illustrated by Jools Wilson is full of colourful poetry and creative ideas. Her next book is full of poetry maps and will be out soon!