Stanley Cooper

Rookie - 20 Points (August 4th,1926 / New York City)

Granddaughter Kayla's Question - Poem by Stanley Cooper

Kayla asked a very good question
“Gramps, “How is a poem written? ”
Answering Kayla, I think I should mention
It helps to be rhymingly smitten

Think of a word, any old word
And think of another that rhymes
A rhyming word could be a small bird
In a clock that cuckoos in time

Try choosing a topic that you know well
Like loving your mommy and dad
Write with words that you easily spell
And you’ll find of your poem, you’ll be glad

Kayla, creating a poem can be lots of fun
Like playing the piano or dancing
Not easy at first, but once you’ve begun
You’ll find you’ll be rhymingly prancing

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Comments about Granddaughter Kayla's Question by Stanley Cooper

  • (5/10/2007 4:20:00 PM)

    poetry 101. well done. take care (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, May 10, 2007

Poem Edited: Thursday, February 24, 2011

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