I Hear Time –– Sound Poems @ Darwin Elementary

This week at Darwin Elementary: Sound Poems! We’re working on building sensorily rich descriptors so we can make our poems vivid. These were lots of fun. Enjoy!

Ms. Tasior
2nd Grade 

School Sound
Eric L.

I hear kids in the hall.
I hear the bell.
I hear the food.
I hear the cap coming off.
I hear talking in the class.
I hear the time.
I hear the wind.
I hear the bathroom.
I hear yelling.


Jonathan D.

I hear cat meow
I hear popcorn popping
I hear car
I hear Santa saying ho ho in the kitchen
I hear train doing choo choo
I hear bus
I hear horse


I Hear
Delilah B.

I hear the trees hum
I hear people talk
I hear my sister crying
I hear my dog crying
I hear a fly buzzing
I hear people singing outside


Ms. Garcia
2nd Grade

Yo Escucho
Isaiah V.

Yo escucho casa
Yo escucho escuela
Yo escucho excitar
Yo escucho burrito
Yo escucho maestra
Yo escucho amigos
Yo escucho cayados
Yo escucho sonidos


I Hear
Isaiah V.

I hear home
I hear school
I hear excitement
I hear burrito
I hear teacher
I listen to friends
I hear crooks
I hear sounds
I listen to him


I Hear That
Samantha M.

at school I hear the teacher talking
at home I hear the phone ringing
The city The trees moving
at school I hear the computer
at home the TV
The city The cars
at school I hear walking
at home my cat


Poema de Sonidos
Sebastian O.

I hear a lion Grrr
I hear a pig GrGrGr
I hear a bird cicirici
I hear a popcorn poing pop
I hear a shoes pum, pum




“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.