Help me bake?

What are some qualities you find in a friend? If you could create a recipe for friendship what would it look like? After reading “How to Make a Friend” by Lacey Van Lear, the 6th grade poets created their own recipes on friendship. Check out the chefs, I mean poets, recipes. Enjoy!



100 gallons of crazy

20 liters of smart

30 cups of lazy

100 liters of funny

100 gallons of love

100 pounds of dumb

200 pounds of rude



2 pounds of nice

3 gallons of lovely

5 gallons of playing football

6 gallons of playful

Put it in the oven for 5 days



A cup of loving

A gallon of loves to play games

A pinch of funny

A teaspoon of giving away notebooks

And cook for 2 seasons in my room



A gallon of funniness

An ounce of my laughter

A pound of art

4 cups of love

A pinch of rudeness

A tablespoon of music

A liter of sweetness

A teaspoon of laziness

Three cups of smartness

Lastly, 4 gallons of my smile

Cook for 3 months over a boiling pot



30 gallons of crazy

50 gallons of funny

80 gallons of pretty

100 gallons of rude

60 gallons of weird

20 gallons of smart

1000 gallons of honest



10 pounds of honesty

3 ounces of crazy

100 cups of funny

1 liter of weird



10 gallons of popularity

1 pound of responsibility

A pinch of rudeness

A cup of talkative

10 gallons of kindness

2 tablespoons of sassiness

A gallon of sweetness

5 pounds of craziness

50 gallons of funniness

10 gallons of smartness

10 pounds of maturity

Bake for 5 years at school



100 gallons of smarts

1 jug of honesty

A sprinkle of talkative 1 cup of hard working

1 gallon of loyalty

A tablespoon of respect

A liter of kindness

A ton of love

2 teaspoons of funny

3 tons of supportive

Cook for 100,000 minutes everyday



When you find a person with loneliness

Put 1 cup of respect

1 teaspoon of good behavior

2 gallons of happiness

1 quart of fun

1 pound of loyalty

Bake your friend at 257 degrees

For 15 minutes

When it’s done give them a hug







“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.