The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

What To Do At The Airport

Eat a snack.
Read a book.
Watch the runaway.

Find your ticket.
Scan your bag.
Wait in line.

Board the plane.
Eye the sky.
Embrace the takeoff.

About the Writer

Marcie Flinchum Atkins

Marcie spends her days as a teacher-librarian in Virginia, USA. In the wee hours of the morning, she writes books for kids. Her poems appear in WHAT IS A FRIEND? and THINGS WE FEEL by Sylvia Vardell and Janet Wong. Her latest book is WAIT, REST, PAUSE: DORMANCY IN NATURE.