Poetry Opinions

For our final poetry session, Bret Harte 2nd graders shared favorite poems that they have written, and thought about what it means to write poetry and use their imaginations. Enjoy some of their poetry opinions!

Ms. Holman 
2nd grade

“Writing poetry makes me feel important.” (Byron)

“Poetry is for enjoying writing and showing people that your feelings are important too. Poetry makes me feel very excellent and believe that I can do it.” (Sina)

“Poetry is for people that like writing. Poetry makes me feel happy.” (Kamilah)

“Poetry makes me feel joyful and confident. When I use my imagination I am a mix of different animals.” (Ivan)

“Poetry is for people who love poems. Poetry makes me feel happy. When I use my imagination I get really good ideas for everything.” (London)

“When I use my imagination I see fairies, mermaids, and birds flying.” (Rayne)

“When I use my imagination I think of me making things and being so good at it because when I grow up I want to be a engineer.” (Charles)

“Summer break means no homework, tests, hard work work!!!I will miss my friends. Poetry is overrated. It makes me feel bored, irritated, sleepy, hangry! One more thing. When I use my imagination it takes me to a whole new world.” (Peyton)





“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.