A Ninja Is Like A Mouse – Comparison Poems @ Moos Fall 2019

During the third week of the Chicago Poetry Center Residency, students used comparative language and collective brainstorming activities to create poems.

Ms. Sanders

3rd Grade



John F. 


My hair is like a fire

My walk is like a hammer

A hill is like a spike

My home is like a fortress

A door is like a portal

The forest is like a green world

A car is like a robot



Melany L. 


My friend is like my sibling

My friend is like my second me

My friend is like a cherry on top

My friend is like sweet ice cream

My friend is like chocolate syrup

My friend is like a cookie

My friend is like cereal

My friend is like chocolate

My friend is like a magical unicorn 

My friend is like my partner





My family is like a bunch of aliens

My family is like the sun full of bright kindness

My family is like the sound of happy trees

My family is like ice cream so sweet

My family is like my only best friend

My family is like a flower so colorful 


Ms. Willis

3rd Grade





My heart is like a shooting star

A tiger is like thunder

My mom’s cooking is like heaven

A cloud is like a pillow 

A beach ball is like a rainbow

A slime is like solid water

A flamengo is like a pink crane 

My cat is like a feather 





My friends are like another sibling

A cupcake is like a muffin

My mom’s food is like heaven

My little brother is like a monkey

A smelly sock is like a skunk

The clip chart is like a rainbow

A balloon is like a flying ball

Vanilla ice cream is like snow

A unicorn is like a magical horse





A ninja is like a mouse

The sun is like a lightbulb

My laugh is like a dragon

The beanbag is like a giant bean

A green crayon is like a broccoli 

Slime is like shaving cream

The sky is like the ocean 



“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.