How to read a poem.
FOLLOW YOUR EARS
Treat a poem like a song – l!ten to "FOLLOW YOUR EARS           rhy#ms and pa$erns
READ IT OUT LOUD
Rea%ng a poem &t l&d forces y& to slowREAD IT OUT LOUD and really l!ten.            do(
ARCHAEOLOGIST
Once y&’ve l!tened, *a+ to %g &t meanings ARCHAEOLOGIST   of words, learn " h!tory of " poem.
DON’T SKIM
Take y&r time and really read it.DON’T SKIM
SNUGGLY MEMORY SPACES
Memo,ze two lines #at y& like, or " fir*                 two lines. SNUGGLY MEMORY SPACES
PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE
Y& simply cannot under*and a poem " fir*,PATIENCE IS Aor even #ird time y& read it.    second, VIRTUE
WHO IS SPEAKING?
Who ! -eaking, and to whom ! " personWHO IS SPEAKING?                   -eaking?
NEVER BE INTIMIDATED
A poet doesn’t want to make y& feel *upid, NEVER BE INTIMIDATEDit’s bad for business.   Y& can do #!!
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  • How to read a poem

    1. 1. How to read a poem.
    2. 2. FOLLOW YOUR EARS
    3. 3. Treat a poem like a song – l!ten to "FOLLOW YOUR EARS rhy#ms and pa$erns
    4. 4. READ IT OUT LOUD
    5. 5. Rea%ng a poem &t l&d forces y& to slowREAD IT OUT LOUD and really l!ten. do(
    6. 6. ARCHAEOLOGIST
    7. 7. Once y&’ve l!tened, *a+ to %g &t meanings ARCHAEOLOGIST of words, learn " h!tory of " poem.
    8. 8. DON’T SKIM
    9. 9. Take y&r time and really read it.DON’T SKIM
    10. 10. SNUGGLY MEMORY SPACES
    11. 11. Memo,ze two lines #at y& like, or " fir* two lines. SNUGGLY MEMORY SPACES
    12. 12. PATIENCE IS A VIRTUE
    13. 13. Y& simply cannot under*and a poem " fir*,PATIENCE IS Aor even #ird time y& read it. second, VIRTUE
    14. 14. WHO IS SPEAKING?
    15. 15. Who ! -eaking, and to whom ! " personWHO IS SPEAKING? -eaking?
    16. 16. NEVER BE INTIMIDATED
    17. 17. A poet doesn’t want to make y& feel *upid, NEVER BE INTIMIDATEDit’s bad for business. Y& can do #!!

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