Memorizing short poems and then reciting them out loud can impress our peers or somebody that we are on a date with. The shorter the poem is, the easier it is to memorize. After all, very few people can memorize epics as long as the Iliad or Odyssey which span hundreds of pages. Below are some short poems that can impress your peers or even a date, and that are easy to memorize as well.
A great poem to memorize by heart is called Fire and Ice by Robert Frost. Fire and Ice analyzes life and is about desire and hatred. It can help you heal and can be used in a romantic context as well as a way to help someone let go of the past. Better than just going down a list of funny cat names your friends have chosen over the years.
Another uplifting poem by Robert Frost that is good to memorize and be able to recite is called the Dust of Snow. It is perfect to recite when you are feeling down or angry. The poem can also be used to try and uplift a person who is going through a bad day.
A good poem to recognize if you are spiritual or are close to nature is called Trees by Joyce Kilmar. Trees has a religious and spiritual message as well as one of beauty and harmony with the environment. It is a good poem to recite when you are thinking about renewal or spirituality.
An inspiring poem to keep in mind when you are taking a risk is called aptly, Risk. It is by Anaïs Nin. The poem can be used to tell yourself that sometimes just beginning a risk may be the most difficult part of trying something new.