How do you get along with gorillas? And other questions at Moos Elementary…

After reading William Blake’s poem, The Tyger, the students wrote a poem to strange and mysterious animal. We set the scene: for one day, you and this animal speak the same language! Ask the animal any questions you like! Enjoy–

Ms. Golanty
3rd Grade

Gentle Dolphin
Armani P.

Dolphin, where have you traveled, deep in the
dark sea? Where have you been in the world?

Who have you met along your travels, what
have you seen on your journeys?

Where have you snacked along your travels?
What have you eaten along your journeys?


Amazing Bird
Ivannia P.

How do you whistle?
Why do you squeak loud?

Why you guys so cute?
How do you smell because I don’t know how you breath?

Do you breath like us?
Do do you sleep at night?


Crystal V.

Panda what do you do for fun? What is your favorite
color? How do you guys sleep? Do you go to school?

You take a bath? How old are you? What sport
do you like?


Ms. Brown
3rd Grade

The Shark
Jordan C.

How do you get
all of those teeth
how did they grow
so big and sharp?

How do you speak?
When is your birthday?
How do you swim?
Why do you eat people?

Do you speak Spanish?
Do you speak English?
How do you eat?
Do you just swallow?

Where are you today?
Do you read books?


Wooly Mammoth
Anthony A.

Why are you gone?
Why do you have fur?
How long have you lived?
How come I haven’t seen you?


Kayla O.

Where do you live and how do you eat?
How do you climb and jump?
How do you get along with gorillas?
How do you get married?
How can you tell if its a man or a boy?

How do you hit people?
How do you sleep and where do you sleep?

Ms. Freedman
3rd Grade

Keidy P.

¿Por qué tiene los ojos tan brillantes?
¿De dónde viene tus colores?
¿Por qué eres un animal salvaje?

¿Por qué ataca cada vez que vea un humano?

¿Por qué eres el enemigo del león?
¿Por qué eres el enemigo de los animales?


Keidy P.

Why are your eyes so bright?
Where did you get your colors?
Why are you such a wild animal?

Why do you attack every time you see a human?

Why are you the enemy of the lion?
Why are you the enemy of the animals?


Rainbow Dash
Karina L.

How do you make a rainbow?
Where do you get those wings?
And do you paint your blue skin?
How did you get that cute mark?
How do you walk like that?
Do you put rainbow paint on you?
How do you see people?
How did you get pink eyes?
Do you see snow in your town?


The Elephant
Mayra S.

I like your trunk
and why do you have a long trunk?

Why are you fat?

Why do you have big ears?

Why do you take baths?

Why do you eat peanuts?



“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.