Visual Poems are Worth 1,000 Words

This week the 4th graders at Smyer wowed me with their visual poems. See for yourself!

Ms. Erzumly’s Class: 

Audrey, Raven, Santiago, Maya, Anonymous

Audrey Raven Santiago Maya


Ms. Edward’s Class: 

Samuel, Daniel, Erica, Tara, Grace

Samuel Daniel Erica  Tara   Grace



“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.