Friendship Recipes

What are some qualities you find in a friend? If you were to 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!


How to make the perfect friend


First you get a bowl of trust

Next, add three kind words to start with

Add two tablespoons of humor for a silly taste

Follow it up with two cups of smartness

Next, mix up the ingredients in the bowl

Get an active tray and spray the tray with energetic spray

Bake it in the independent oven


Ingredients to make a friend



My friend needs a gallon of humor

A cup of cleanness

Two cups of good music

A cup of Independence

A gallon of playing games

A quart of loyalty

Three cups of playing sports

Two pints of being able to talk to

One cup of humbleness

Three sprinkles of energetic

A pint of clinginess

And 2 quarts of patience

Then bake at 450° for 3 months


How to make my friend


A gallon of have the same interest

Two cups of trust

Two gallons of patience

Three cups of humor

Two cups of good music taste

One cup of smart

Three cups of clean

Three pints of understanding

Four cups of loyalty

Tablespoon of loving to go outside

Three cups of loving to explore

A Sprinkle of sarcasm

A tablespoon of clinginess

Two cups of support

Two cups of energy

Two cups of loving nature mix

Bake at 425° for 2 weeks

Let it chill for 2 hours



“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.