What was your first response to the poem?When I first read this poem I thought/felt . . .
What personal connection(s) did you make while reading the poem?
When you reread the poem what else did you understand about it?
What does it inspire you to write?
Which line(s) stood out and why?
What mood did reading this poem leave you in?
What do you think the poet wanted you to get from his or her poem?