Concrete Poem’s

Dever’s 13th week of poetry was one for the books! Ms. Sherfinski’s class worked on Ode poems creating odes that use simile, a comparison using “like” or “as”. Ms. Carteno’s classes learned about concrete poems, discussing imagery and and line again. Concrete poems use line to create shapes that resemble the poem’s theme.

Rises the Moon <3

Maxine B.

Billowing like smoke rises the moon

Dream, Dream, Dream, like a child

Days never end like fatigue


Seeming quiet like her smile

sweet as tea, run for many miles

Days never seem a tough trial


Billowing like smoke, rises the moon

My Sister

Alejandra A.

My little sister is crazy like

a monkey

playing around.

sweet as a cupcake

Attitude like a boss

As smart as a teacher

She is my everything

And I love her



Eryk K.

When my dad says

there is pizza

smells fresh like

the outside

when I ask my

sister for help

she’s smart like

Albert Einstein

the lady I eat is sweeter

then my



The images pictured are concrete poems from Ms. Carteno’s Class:

Izabella C. Vivienne W. Sal J. & Sophia T.

Ms. Carteno’s 2nd Class:

Angel R. Nolan C. Joel V. & Lenuel 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.