Reading poems is a hobby for many and passion for some. People Google for their favorite line and end up reading the whole poem. If you are new to the world of poetry, it is important to understand where to get them and the process of reading poems. For those who have absolutely zero experience the below text will help you get an idea of how to go about poetry reading. Before getting involved in poetry reading, it is important to find out more about good poems and where to find them. Depending on your reading interest and the time you can allot for poem reading you can choose single or multiple poems.
Another question to consider while attempting poetry reading, check if you love reading theme based or author based poems or just about anything you can lay your hands on. Also get to know if you love to re-read poems again and again if you like them. Some poetry lovers prefer reading poems based on the situation they are in. For those poetry lovers there are books like Norton Anthology of poetry that comes with a whole lot of classic poems. You can also choose poetry after reading poetry introduction offered in colleges. Going through popular poetry is a good idea as it will be easily available and can help invoke interest in the subject.
For better understanding it is important to read one poem at a time. Do not stuff more than you can take. Remember it is not simple reading process; you have to first read and then digest the poem before moving to another poem. In fact you need to compare the author’s previous work and then come to a conclusion on the quality of the work. Some of the poetries you can consider getting started include, ‘The Second Coming’, ‘Do not go gentle into that good night’, ‘Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock’, and many more.