read this poem, er, article

January 31, 2015

The AtlanticWhether you are a stalwart reader of poetry or someone who wishes they could read more (or better), Mark Yakich offers some eminently readable advice in The Atlantic: Reading a Poem: 20 Strategies, A guide for the perplexed. In fact, Yakich, who is himself a poet and a teacher of creative writing, presents what is in essence a list poem. It merits, as he suggests all poems do, being read aloud. Enjoy.

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