The poem Ars Poetica from the commence to the finish shows the reader how to learn a poem. It has a few misunderstand able parts however, many items are also very self-explanatory. MacLeish uses imagery showing what how the poetry should be read. He used fruits, the moon and even wish to show the reader what his take on how people should read poetry should be. The poem can be split into 3 stanzas: the first is about how exactly simple a poem can be, the second is about how exactly the reader..