The Little Things!

At the start of this week, the 4th graders at Dulles Elementary took some time to appreciate the little things, with Ode to Marbles by Max Mendelsohn. We talked about some examples of small objects with big importance, and then we wrote some odes of our own!


Ms. Wilson’s Class 


All about my beads 
By Aubree 

when I put my beads
on I look SO
pretty I can
bite it just look
at the pink in
my hair it’s so


I LOVE Summer
By J’Marion 

a football
field I like playing football
when I RUN the WIND
BLEW in my HAIR and my

I Love Playing with Markers
By Deziah 

I love playing with markers
because they are used
for many things like
for coloring a masterpiece
when you color you may
get color on your hand
and it is colorful.


By Dreshawn

It is a fun game
it is like every game
me and my brother was playing
a game together and I won and we
was playing another game
a math game on roblox and
it was a tie.




“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.