The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

The Talker

He was born
with one mouth
and two ears,
but he talks
twice as much
as he hears.

About the Writer

Damian Balassone

Damian's work has appeared in a variety of Australian and international publications including The New York Times, The Australian, The Canberra Times, First Things, Asses of Parnassus, Snakeskin, Lighten Up and Light. His most recent collection of poems is 'Strange Game in a Strange Land'.