A Moon of Mangos

This week at Darwin, I wrote the words “A Swan of Bees” on the whiteboard. We all giggled as we shared the different images this conveyed–a swan being bothered by a bunch of buzzing bees. Bees shaped like swans. Every student wrote a poem describing

algún día espero ver/someday I hope to see.

Here are this week’s featured poets!

Ms. Garcia, 2nd grade, Spanish

Algún día espero ver:

ver un grande bolsa de Takis
ver un grande machen
ver un grande zapatos
ver un gradne libro
ver un grande money bag
ver un grande persona
ver un grande lambergini
ver un grande silla
ver un grande suetar
ver un grande ropa
ver un grande marcador
ver us grande armada
ver un grande vase

Someday I hope to see

to see a big bag of Takis
to see a big machine
to see big shoes
to see a big book
to see a big money bag
to see a big person
to see a big Lamborghini
to see a big chair
to see a big sweater
to see big clothing
to see a big marker
to see a big navy
to see a big glass

A star of roses
a bird of fire
A night of city
a library of books
a moon of mangos
a dog of donuts
a cat of cupcakes

Algún día espero ver

a man of donuts
a dragon that breathes apples
a mango mansion
a lunch box of spiders
una botela de auga de monsters (a water bottle of monsters)
una regla de agua (a ruler of water)
una persona de istorias (a person of history)

Isabella A.
Infinity Chocolate & Ice Cream

someday i would like to have a star full of
chocolate so i can dab
someday i would like a desk full of ice-cream and one hundred dogs
and dabbing and rainbows and 1000
cake and dabbing and candy and stars falling
from the sky

Ms. Garcia, 2nd grade, English

Someday I hope to see
1. ice cream of water
2. cats of baby
3. night of stars
4. school of cube
5. unicorn of nose

Eva R.
I want to see a money mansion you’re a cube
I want to see a toronado
I want to see a slime
I want to see a shark of candy
I hope to see marshmallow of cupcakes
I hope to see a rainbow of butterlfy
I hope to see a smile of LOL Doll
I hope to see a gummy bear of candy
I hope to see a marshmallow of flowers

Janaya C.
I hope to see

lol of slime
santa of sharks
a book of ice cream
daisy of Emma
a big shark of baby sharks
Olivia of Dena BFFS
Baby bears of blade
Dena of kisses
Alyssa of hearts
Olivia of slimes
Dena of slimes
Cakes of slimes
Yainniel of hearts

Someday I hope to see

cats of strawberries
street of flowers
world of school
penguins of mangos

Thanks for reading!



“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.