Chop, wham, bam!

That’s the way

to start your day!

You don’t need


You don’t need


Chop, wham, bam!

Be your own

energy drink.

Be your own


by Franklin, 5th grade



Click the link above to listen to the poem read on KPFT radio by DioMarvellous Nsopor, a 7th grader at Johnston Middle School For the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston. The background music is “Tabata Tribal Beat” by Tabata Song. Produced by Susan Phillips.

This poem is featured as part of the 2014 Poem A Day campaign, a National Poetry Month celebration by Writers in the Schools (WITS) that features a different poem by a WITS student every day during April. Click here to learn more.



Original post published: August 27, 2013

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