From Don’t Worry About It –– Poems @Moos

This week, we tour a magical library in our minds! We began by envisioning an enchanted and massive library, and then we read a poem that takes place inside the library. For the students poems, they added their own books to the library.

Ms. Sigmond
3rd Grade

Nicholas H.

I’m From tamales and quesadillas
From I love the beach
From Nickole and Emily
From places


Leo C.

I’m From pizza and cake
From mom and dad get married
From wolves and grass
From my house


I’m From
Christopher B.

I’m From the sewer and layer
From Miami
From tamales and pizza
From Florida

I’m From shrimp and apple pie
From Mexico
From burgers and fries
From Puerto Rico

I’m from Chicago but
I’m Mexican?


Ms. Mathes
2nd Grade

Fernando B.

I’m From Mexico and Chicago
From Ulesess

I’m From house and family
From downtown
From shoes and life
From school


Where I’m From
Aramis R.

I’m From tacos and cake
From Harry
From Chicago and Puerto Rico
From “Bally Hoo!”

I’m From fries and milkshakes
From Karen
From McDonald’s and Burger King
From “Be on green”


Evelyn J.

Yo soy de posole y tacos
De mi familia
De chicago y de mexico
De pepito

Yo soy de tamales y mando
De mi familia


Evelyn J.

I am from posole and tacos
From my family
From Chicago and Mexico
From Pepito

I am From tamales and control
From my family

Ms. Willis
3rd Grade

Gregorie G.

I’m From empanadas and poyo
From Stephen Curry
From Puerto Rico and New York
From being quiet

I’m From cookies and mangos
From Michael Jordan
From USA and Wisconsin
From did you do your homework

I’m From strawberries and coffee
From James Harden
From Humboldt Park and Dominican Republic
From worry about yourself

I’m From rice and beans and cake
From LeBron James
From Florida and Alabama
From don’t worry about it


Daphne V.

I’m From quesadilla and cookies
From Heide
From Chicago and Fairfield
From laughters

I’m From tamales and frijoles con queso
From Mela
From U.S. and Mexico
From funny people


I’m From
Yanelis N.

I’m From Puerto Rico and Chicago
From Otto
From pollo and platanos
From Sylvia and Rafael

I’m From Humboldt and Mozart
From giraffes
From dogs and elephants
From lizards and reptiles

I’m From Selena’s
From spoilers
From money and melody
I’m From beauty and passion

I’m From love and care
I’m From Denise



“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.