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