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
26
Moses ibn Ezra: “Nachum: Spring Songs”
8 min
27
Donovan Kūhiō Colleps: "He Mea Māloʻeloʻe #3"
4 min
28
Grace Iwashita-Taylor: "Default Taupou"
3 min
29
Hari Alluri: "Spiral"
2 min
30
Roger Reeves: "Prayer to the Gods of the Night,...
3 min
31
Guest Editor Interview: May 2024 Guest Editor N...
14 min
32
David Mura: "The Reasons"
2 min
33
Nickole Brown: "Parable"
7 min
34
Ashley M. Jones: "Lullaby for the Grieving"
3 min
35
Khaled Mattawa: "The Pages You Loved"
4 min
36
Ellen Hinsey: "Epistle"
3 min
37
Susan Tichy: "Public Speech"
3 min
38
Martín Espada: "Breve Pausa"
3 min
39
Aaron Tyler Hand: "Self-Portrait as Combination...
3 min
40
Ralph Waldo Emerson: "The Park"
4 min
41
Monica Youn: "Four Freedoms Park"
5 min
42
Adrian Matejka: "17 Kinds of Hungry"
2 min
43
L. Lamar Wilson: From “Take Me Back, Burden Hill”
7 min
44
Virginia Konchan: "Black Hole"
4 min
45
James Fujinami Moore: "Diagnostic Quiz for Huma...
3 min
46
Colin Pope: "Lightning Bug"
3 min
47
Tarafa: From “Muʻallaqāt” [Canst thou make me i...
4 min
48
b ferguson: "Parkside & Ocean"
3 min
49
Stephen Kuusisto: From “Dark Joys”
3 min
50
Tory Adkisson: "Lost Letter"
2 min