Poetry Comics, Pt. 1

For our final two weeks of the Burbank Elementary Chicago Poetry Center residency, we created poetry comics using the poems we’d written throughout the semester as the inspiration for this experiment in graphic poetry writing.  Here are some of the highlights of this week’s brilliance!

Kimberly P.

Crystal T.

Cristian C.

Jesus S.



“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.