Poem-a-Day

Poem-a-Day is the original, daily poetry series featuring new poems by today’s poets. Produced by the Academy of American Poets, this free digital series is made possible by you, our readers and listeners. Theme music by Kat Rejsek. Audio engineering by Thea Matthews. Learn more about Poem-a-Day and, if you can, please consider supporting this series by making a gift at poets.org/give.

Books
376
Tao Yuanming: "Substance, Shadow, and Spirit"
6 min
377
Li Qingzhao: "The Wild Swans"
4 min
378
Michael Torres: "Writing Prompt"
4 min
379
Perry Janes: "Nearly all my friends call me spo...
3 min
380
Janice Lobo Sapigao: "HomeGoods"
3 min
381
Crystal Valentine: "Blood Sex"
4 min
382
Jason Bayani: "Someday, Again"
3 min
383
Fernando M. Maramág: "Moonlight on Manila Bay"
3 min
384
Angela Manalang-Gloria: "Yellow Moon"
4 min
385
Rachel McKibbens: "Mentor"
3 min
386
Anis Mojgani: "To the Sea"
2 min
387
Diana Khoi Nguyen: "Selkie Weaning Young (Redux)"
3 min
388
Jeremy Radin: "Evening"
2 min
389
Jennifer Givhan: "My Mom's Been Asking for a Ha...
5 min
390
Harindranath Chattopadhyaya: "Noon"
3 min
391
Pankajini Basu: "Basanta Panchami"
4 min
392
Sam Sax: "Pedagogy"
3 min
393
Debra Allbery: "Sidereal"
3 min
394
Jade Cho: "Three Months Since"
3 min
395
Cameron Awkward-Rich: "My Life Closed Twice"
2 min
396
Safia Elhillo: "Amsterdam"
3 min
397
Jun Fujita: "[A frail hepatica]"
2 min
398
Allison Hutchcraft: "Though from Here I Can’t S...
4 min
399
Elizabeth Acevedo: "Self-Portrait as Lilith"
3 min
400
Jay Deshpande: "Wanting a Child"
4 min