Comparison Poems

Lesson Note: We focused on comparing two very different things, like the ocean and the sky, and creating exciting metaphors through those comparisons. Here are some of their comparison poems!


Mrs. Childs, 5th Grade


A frisbee is like a UFO without fuel.

By Michael M.


Trees are like the earth’s hair.

By Alexander O.


My birthday is like my own holiday.

By Nyla F.


Mr. Goldner, 5th Grade


My family is like the solar system. 

By Milyon J.


Vines are like tangled hair.

By McKinley R.


My legs are like a motor.

By Joel R.



“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.