The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children


A plippy day,
A ploppy day!
A splishy,
sploshy day.

A brolly day,
A braw wet day!
A drizzly
droppy day.

Waterproofs and Wellingtons,
puddles to your knees.
A day for mud pie messiness.
Sheltering under trees.

About the Writer

Laura Cooney

Laura is a writer from Edinburgh who writes for both children and grown ups and has numerous publications both in print and online. When she's not doing 'lots of writing' she'll be found with her two daughters as close to the sea as possible, probably looking for shells. There will be ice-cream!