Category: poetry

  • How I Read a Poem

    How I Read a Poem

    I remember when my seventh grade English teacher, Mrs. Lauderback, assigned us Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.” She read it aloud, paused a couple of seconds, lifted her head from the book and asked us, “Okay, so, what does the poem mean?”              I bet that happened to some of you. In that moment,…