The Dirigible Balloon
Poetry for Children

Why Carrots Want to Be Marshmallows

They’ve had enough of underground.
They’ve had enough of crunch.
They’ve had enough of being sticks
that mom packs in your lunch.

They’re ready to be fluff and puff.
They’re ready to be squish.
They’re ready to melt over fire.
C’mon, they’ll be delish!

About the Writer

Lisa Roullard

Lisa writes poetry for people (and possibly for animals too, although it’s hard to get a read on this). She resides in Salt Lake City, Utah, where she enjoys a view of the Wasatch Mountains on her neighborhood walks.