How to Read a Poem

(Inter)national Poetry Month

As I have a whole months worth of posts planned all about poetry, I thought I would offer everyone an instructional post about how to read a poem. If you follow the below instructions, you’ll be reading and absorbing poetry in no time!

1. Find a poem.

Whether you find this poem online, in a book, or written in the stars, it does not matter. (It should be noted that obviously not the last one, if you look for literal poetry in the stars you will have a very hard time finding anything good, as the stars rarely produce anything worth reading 😛 ) All that matters is that you find a poem that you want to read.

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