Lists of Poems to Memorize
For anyone practicing poetry memorization, I found a site with some good poems to memorize [Update: the page no longer exists]. Another list is here.
This article on memorizing poetry is also interesting.
“Memory is a muscle, not a quart jar.”
I’ve been reading poems and learning the structure of poetry, but I haven’t memorized anything, except through brute force while driving around. I just don’t have enough loci yet, since I’m going to need one locus for every line of poetry. I’m working on building more journeys, but it’s going to take a while…