One way to get to grips with a poem is to devise different forms of delivery. The quickest and easiest is simply to speak it or hear it out loud. One poet described poetry as
“Speech framed for the contemplation of the mind
by way of hearing….”
However, combining poems with images, either still or moving or animated can really make a poem dynamic in a particular way. Take a look at some of the videos created by students at
Why not give it a try? Explode a poem into personal meaning!