Similes That Will Make You Smile

In this activity the afterschool poets learned about one of the most commonly used literally devices in poetry; similes. Poets used similes to compare their dreams to…well you’ll have to read for yourself!


My dreams are as lovey as pretty flowers in Spring

My dreams are as pretty as butterflies flying through the sky

My dreams are as soft as pillows



My dream of going to Mexico is like the possibilities of climbing a 1,000,000,000 mile high mountain.

The dream of falling on your bed is like falling into a volcano

My dreams are gloomy like happily hiking rain in the forest than with a bear that would totally eat you



𝑀𝓎 𝒹𝓇𝑒𝒶𝓂𝓈 𝒶𝓇𝑒 𝒷𝓁𝒶𝓃𝓀 𝒶𝓈 𝒶𝓃 𝓊𝓃𝓉𝑜𝓊𝒸𝒽𝑒𝒹 𝓅𝒾𝑒𝒸𝑒 𝑜𝒻 𝓅𝒶𝓅𝑒𝓇

𝓜𝔂 𝓭𝓻𝓮𝓪𝓶𝓼 𝓬𝓪𝓷’𝓽 𝓫𝓮 𝓬𝓪𝓽𝓬𝓱𝓮𝓭 𝓵𝓲𝓴𝓮 𝓪 𝓵𝓸𝓸𝓼𝓮 𝓫𝓾𝓽𝓽𝓮𝓻𝓯𝓵𝔂 𝓯𝓵𝔂𝓲𝓷𝓰

𝓜𝔂 𝓭𝓻𝓮𝓪𝓶𝓼 𝓪𝓻𝓮 𝓫𝓵𝓪𝓬𝓴 𝓪𝓷𝓭 𝔀𝓱𝓲𝓽𝓮 𝓵𝓲𝓴𝓮 𝓪𝓷 𝓸𝓵𝓭 𝓼𝓱𝓸𝔀 𝓲𝓷 𝓽𝓱𝓮 50’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.