Feeling an Animal

The fourth and fifth graders at imagined what animal they felt like on a specific day of the week. Here’s what they created.

On Monday

By Armanie T.

Early on a Monday

I feel like a

crocodile because

it carries its

babies around an

other animal. I

would be a

bat because it

sleeps during the day

and wakes up in the

night like me.

Mondays for me is

me walking up my

brother. We get

ready, brush our teeth

and have a great


My Day

Janila A.

I’m like a sleepy koala

in the morning just like

noooo and in the night

I’m like a cheetah and

in the afternoon

I’m like a sloth


yo sintiendome como un perro el Sabado.

Yo cuando desperito tendria much energia

como la energia del sol y me sentiria tan

libre como una paloma en el aire y

jugaria tan feliz arta me cansaria pero si

fuera un pincher jugaria tanto que nunca

me sansaria en estar al aire libre.



“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.