The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Three Spring Haiku

cherry blossoms
pink as lipstick kisses
smudged on my cheek

tall iris
dance in dappled sunlight
purple perfection

baby robins
mouths opened wide
blue eggshells on lawn

About the Writer

Dianne Moritz

Dianne is a former K-3 teacher in Los Angeles, CA. She now writes poetry and picture books, along with stories, action rhymes and craft ideas, which have been published in Highlights High 5, Hello, Babybug, Ladybug and many other children's magazines. Her most popular book, 1, 2, 3 BY THE SEA, is a bestseller and was listed on Bank Streets "best books, 2014." GOING ON A GHOST HUNT came out in July, 2022.