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
51
Tory Adkisson: "Lost Letter"
2 min
52
Suzanne Gardinier: "Mala 50 / He broke his slin...
3 min
53
Miller Oberman: "The Centaur"
3 min
54
Joanna Klink: "A Welcome"
4 min
55
Abu Nuwas: "[O Málik! I pray thee go for the wi...
5 min
56
Donika Kelly: "When the Fact of Your Gaze Means...
3 min
57
Alessandra Lynch: "[The lamp is like a capsized...
3 min
58
Cecilia Woloch: "Prayer for 2018"
3 min
59
Divya Victor: "Make/Do"
4 min
60
Fady Joudah: "[…]"
2 min
61
Lo Kwa Mei-en: "Pinocchia, you must not stop fo...
3 min
62
Guest Editor Interview: April 2024 Guest Editor...
18 min
63
Henrietta Cordelia Ray: "My Easter Dove"
4 min
64
Marianne Moore: "The Paper Nautilus"
4 min
65
Jeffrey McDaniel: "The Jesus Fridge"
3 min
66
Ciona Rouse: "Red-Shouldered Hawk"
6 min
67
Erika Meitner: "Just as the Darkness Got Very D...
5 min
68
Dorothy Chan: "Somehow"
2 min
69
Geffrey Davis: "Not to Be Confused with 'Poem'”
4 min
70
Marion Strobel: "Little Things"
3 min
71
Harriet Monroe: "The Giant Cactus of Arizona"
4 min
72
Taije Silverman: "Armageddon"
6 min
73
Shamala Gallagher: "'The New York Times' Says A...
3 min
74
Jan Beatty: "Drag"
2 min
75
Tim Seibles: "Naïve"
4 min