In the short story poof poof yah the girl graffitis her thoughts which kinda lets her relax. In real life music can have the same effect it can calm you or pump you up. Music is a stress relieving thing that every9one can enjoy. Everyone has their favorite type of music.
In the short story the ravine the boy is told by his mom not to go to the water. However he goes anyway but is trying to convince his friends to turn back the whole time because of fear. This picture relates to the boy because it is trying to get out. Also it is scared like the boy.
In the short story Poof Poof Yah Does Me a Favor a girl just expresses herself through paint. The people in the real world that graffiti are doing the same thing. For example they might want to be popular so they put thier gang or club name in graffiti. Or for young artists they will put thier work were everyone can see it so they are appreciated.
In one of the short stories we read people could teleport or bop around. However one girl seemed different because she didn't bop. Later the boy figures out that she can bop infinatley. This poem is like this girl because the person in this poem is also different."but I love it I love being different".
In the short story Going Fishin Lion's family got destroyed and he is all alone. This means he is not doing to hot. Big Shaq's song mans not hot is a great example of not to good. Big Shaq says he needs the sauce raw sauce no ketchup.
In the short story the Ravine there is a group of friends going cliff diving. Two of them are having a lot of fun but one kid is scared and refuses to jump off of the highest cliff. This is like Scooby-Doo and his courage because it takes a lot of courage to fight off those monsters.