A Blue Day Is An Okay Day: Colors Personified at Moos Elementary

The third graders have been putting together many skills lately: personification, imagery, metaphor, simile, and their poems are so rich because of it! I thought I’d give them this prompt, and see what they do with it: If a color comes to life, what is it like? How do you describe what a color feels like? Enjoy!


Ms. Sweeney
3rd Grade

Color Pink
Alicia H.

A pink is so nice. She gives love
to everybody. She can make a
lot of friends. She likes pie.
When you are sad she can make you
happy. She can tell time. She
can read books. She can make
a how-to. She will help you
with your work if you need help.
She tells you the truth.
She is not mean. She
will be there for you.
She will play with you
if you are sad. She will
give you her lunch away.


Ashari T.

Blue is a rainy day
Blue is an okay day
Blue is always chilling
Blue is always going with the flow
Blue is a bright and beautiful color
Clue is always having a bad day
Blue is always a shade of blue
Blue is an okay day


Jeremy E.

Red is when somebody is mad
Red is the sun light
Red is when some
thing is hot

Ms. Brown
3rd Grade

Josue R.

Blue your favorite snack is a blueberry
you like your blue pencil
Blue you’re calm
you like the ocean because its blue
Your favorite color is blue
your favorite candy is blue raspberry

You like your blue house
You like your blue floor
You like your blue poster
You like the sky
You’re relaxed
Your favorite shirt is a blue shirt
You like your blue car


Xiomara R.

So bright, so happy, so shiny, you
make flowers bloom as if they
were like twilight, your hair is so
pink I want to call you pinky
my life is so pink it makes
me happy you make my face
bloom you’re so cool you
make me smile you’re happy
you’re neat you make my heart
beat, you’re beautiful, you’re crazy
crazier than my aunt marlin,
you’re funny, you’re smiley and
so I write this poem
for you, my pinky


Lightly Pink
Perseis W.

Pink and light as a star
Beautiful just like Beyonce
and strong so strong she will hug you

Love to dance and sing
But she is shy and does not dance or sing in front of people
and she is loving and caring



“Writing poetry makes me feel like I can see myself, like I can see my reflection, but not in a mirror, in the world. I write and I know I can be reflected.”
-Oscar S.

“Writing poetry makes me feel free.”
-Buenda D.

“Writing poetry is like your best friend.”
-Jessica M.