My favorite meal

The students at Nixon Elementary reminisced about their favorite meals and wrote poems inspired by Kwame Alexander’s “Fried Chicken.” They also reviewed how to create similes in their poems to describe their favorite foods.

The fav thing

By Armanie  T.

My favorite meal

is wings because

it is

spicy like the


it is red

like blood.

The last time

I did eat

it was a

bouncy house for

a party.



By Alexis

I like pizza

more than my

bed. It makes

me feel like


I am in heaven.



“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.