Strange books at Darwin Elementary

This week the second grade student poets at Darwin read about the most magical library… ever! We imagined all sorts of crazy books, and here are some of the fantastic results!

Mr. Rence
2nd Grade

Christopher E.

This book gave me money
This book smells like popcorn
This book got me a mansion
This book became a president
This book… Well, I don’t remember


Adam M.

This book is made out of
chocolate. This library is
made out of pizza. This person
in the library is made out of
legos. This door is made
out of water. This book is made
out of pie.



This book smells like popcorn
This book tastes like chocolate
This book made me rich
This book gave me powers
This book made me a person
This book went nuts


Mr. Postlethwait
2nd Grade


This book es magico
This book nada
This book canta en savalatin

This book is magic
This book nothing
This book sings valentines

Alex S.

Este libro vuela como magia
Este libro es un hechizo
Este libro vuela al cielo
Este libro es de colores
Este libro es de dulce
Este libro es de corazones
Este libro canta a San Valentín

Alex S.

This book flies like magic
This book is a spell
This book flies to the sky
This book is of colors
This book is of sweet
This book is of hearts
This book sings to Saint valentine

Jesus C.

Este libro es real
Este libro me salvó la vida
Este libro es mágico
Este libro salva el mundo
Este libro es una fresa
Este libro suma
Este libro susurra secretos
Este libro me encanta leer

Jesus C.

This book is real
This book saved my life
This book is magic
This book saves the world
This book is a strawberry
This book is short
This book whispers secrets
This book enchants me to read



“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.