Dynamic Duo

The class asked, what does it feel like to compose a single poem for two different voices, rather than for one? How does harmonizing and speaking in unison feel? How does clashing feel? What does it mean to you to make a joyful noise? Reading Paul Fleischman’s Poems for Two Voices ‘Fireflies.’ Then proceeded to collaborate writing a poem for two voices!

Ms. Hernandez, 7th grade, Period 1

In the World by Adrian M-P. and Manuel R.

We Lived by Enrique P. and Jacob A.

My LeBron James. by Xavier L. and Jared M.

Gotham Elijah R. and Anthony R.

Ms. Hernandez, 7th grade, Period 2

This is Summer Joel M., Emarian W., Brandon H.

Butterfly by Lucas T., Seriniti O., and Devin R.

Firefly by Jayden V. and Tommy H.



“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.