A House of Birds: Beautiful combinations at Darwin Elementary

We try a lot of different experiments with language as we get used to poetry–art class with words, is what we call it in the Darwin 2nd grade classrooms!


Ms. Tasior
2nd Grade

A Swan of Bees
Zoe C.

A school of licorice
A bread of unicorns
A heart of diamond
A house of birds
A tiara of gold


Landon R.

A school of chocolate
A tornado of Pikachus
A wall of pizza
A fox of bees
A sled of snow
A snowman of mud


Gerardo C.

A house of a swimming pool
A kid of a candy
A doll of a sour candy
A teacher of a kid
A pen of tootsie rolls


Ms. Garcia
2nd Grade

Jose u.

A school bus of swans
A swan of space


Mia S.

A house of candy
A building of gummy worms
A money of gummies
A folder filled with worms
A roller of gummy bears


Aiden R.

A butterfly of chocolate
A bus of taxis
A bus of marshmallow
A tower of hands



“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.