Ekphrastic poetry part 2

During this week’s session, students wrote poems based on their peer’s drawings. Here’s what they created.

Mr. Alzola 

third grade

At the Party

By Nathalie

we eat cake

we eat candy

we eat food

we hit the piñata


I Can See

By Fadul

We eat food

We play

toys we play games

We bring food We see



My birthday

By Kayla

It is my birthday today

I have candy and pizza

I have a penada

and frese.


Mrs. O’Clair

third grade

Flower Girl

By Gerrere

Colorful, sunny

rainy, flowers

wishing flowers

beautiful flowers

with friends



The Park

By Ean

I see a slide

I saw my friends

I saw people

I saw the sun


Bunnies Bouncing

By Ashanti

Bunnies are bouncing

on the clouds. The bunnies are

excited to bounce. The bunnies

saw each other and they

became BFFs and then they

bounced together and they

slept in the clouds.


Ms. Sauer/Mrs. Yanez

third grade

Pool Party of Only Boys

by Leslie B.

A big pool party

with so many boys

and a lot of balloons

and very sunny

and everyone is


One Day of Pool

by Emiliano M. 

One day of pool

fun day of pool

in a big lake

with my friends

in a sunny day



“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.