The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

This Laptop

Listen to Rob ...
is a bedtop
is a duvettop
is a cafetabletop
is a livingroomcarpettop
is a kitchenworkbenchtop
is a seatontheschoolbustop
is a mydeskthatneedsdustingtop
is a pizzaboxhidingfrommydadtop
is a mylegsstretchedoutinmynewpjstop
is a theoldlaptopthatioopsadaisydroppedtop

is my sister’s.

About the Writer

Rob Walton

Rob Walton is a writer, performer and teacher from Scunthorpe who lives in Whitley Bay, where he writes poetry and fiction for children and adults. His poetry for children has been published by The Toy Press, Tyger Tyger, Parakeet and The Dirigible Balloon, and features in anthologies from Macmillan, Bloomsbury, The Emma Press and others.