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
476
Aaron Smith: "Sissy"
2 min
477
Bryan Byrdlong: "Ode to Black Air Forces"
3 min
478
Monica Rico: "A Lesson from my Father about Ele...
3 min
479
Anna Akhmatova: "[Like a white stone]"
3 min
480
Aphra Behn: "In Imitation of Horace"
4 min
481
Jennifer Franklin: "Preparing for Residential P...
3 min
482
Patrick Donnelly: "Dirk McDermott"
3 min
483
Gustavo Hernandez: "Summer, You're a Boneyard"
3 min
484
Laura Da’: "The Honest Tongue"
3 min
485
Aaron Coleman: "'South of the North, yet north ...
3 min
486
George Eliot: "I Grant You Ample Leave"
4 min
487
Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven: "Enchantment"
3 min
488
Tommy Archuleta: "Ancestry"
3 min
489
Maxine Scates: "Look"
3 min
490
Jose Hernandez Diaz: "Hey,"
2 min
491
Guest Editor Interview: March 2023 Guest Editor...
30 min
492
John S. Blake: "No Room to Form"
3 min
493
Charif Shanahan: "Indeterminacy"
2 min
494
Paul Laurence Dunbar: "Slow through the Dark"
2 min
495
Helene Johnson: "Sonnet to a Negro in Harlem"
3 min
496
Adrian Matejka: "October Sonnet"
2 min
497
Frank X Walker: "Neoteric Kama No Sutra"
2 min
498
Jari Bradley: "Boihood"
3 min
499
Faylita Hicks: "Self-Care"
3 min
500
avery r. young: "her aint even at de funeral"
3 min