The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

What the Wind Said to Me

Follow me.
I know how to wake up the branches
tumble the clouds
stir up the forest
swirl around dust
make papers take flight
sing without a voice.

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.