The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Traceries of Silver

Along the concrete garden path,
Between the wilting flowers,
Shining trails of filigree,
Tremble in the bowers,
Traceries of silver,
Glitter in the sun,
Evidence of spiders webs,
Masterfully spun.

About the Writer

Nannie Shakespeare

Nannie (AKA Gillian Winn) is a semi-retired ex-nurse who has used her spare time to embrace creative writing including poetry. She enjoys featuring the natural world and animals in her work and is keen to raise awareness of social and climate issues. The sobriquet 'Nannie Shakespeare' was invented by Gill's grand daughter.