Write an Instant Good Times Poem

 

Directions:

First read the Lee Bennett Hopkins poem below and then try to recreate it yourself by replacing the nouns with people, places and things of your own choosing.  As the writer, you decide how much rhyming you’d like to do.

Next, here’s another creative idea to consider.  What kind of poem could you create by replacing the word “good” with different adjectives?  Export the sample poem into a word processor (copy, paste) and try it!

 

Method:

Good
Good times.
Good
Good rhymes.
Good
Good ends.
Good
Good friends.
Good
Good facts.
Good
Good acts.
Good
Good rhymes.
GOOD

GOOD times.

 

Sample:

Good Books, Good Times!

Good books.
Good times.
Good stories.
Good rhymes.
Good beginnings.
Good ends.
Good people.
Good friends.
Good fiction.
Good facts.
Good adventures.
Good acts.
Good stories.
Good rhymes.
GOOD books.
GOOD times.

-Lee Bennett Hopkins