What are the most important concepts that are addressed in the poem? Is there anything that you can tell about the poem from the choices that the author has made in this area?
This specific argument that you want to make about the poem will be your thesis.
You will support this thesis by drawing examples and evidence from the poem itself. Does it fit into a specific literary movement such as Modernism, Romanticism, Neoclassicism, or Renaissance poetry?
It is useful to follow some standard conventions when writing about poetry.
First, when you analyze a poem, it is best to use present tense rather than past tense for your verbs.