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
76
Henrietta Cordelia Ray: "My Easter Dove"
4 min
77
Guest Editor Interview: April 2024 Guest Editor...
18 min
78
Marianne Moore: "The Paper Nautilus"
4 min
79
Jeffrey McDaniel: "The Jesus Fridge"
3 min
80
Ciona Rouse: "Red-Shouldered Hawk"
6 min
81
Erika Meitner: "Just as the Darkness Got Very D...
5 min
82
Dorothy Chan: "Somehow"
2 min
83
Geffrey Davis: "Not to Be Confused with 'Poem'”
4 min
84
Marion Strobel: "Little Things"
3 min
85
Harriet Monroe: "The Giant Cactus of Arizona"
4 min
86
Taije Silverman: "Armageddon"
6 min
87
Shamala Gallagher: "'The New York Times' Says A...
3 min
88
Jan Beatty: "Drag"
2 min
89
Tim Seibles: "Naïve"
4 min
90
Saida Agostini: "black aphrodite entertains a m...
3 min
91
Sarah Lee Brown Fleming: "Come Let Us Be Friends"
3 min
92
Skipwith Cannell: "The Coming of Night"
4 min
93
Yona Harvey: "But for now the music swings from...
3 min
94
Brenda Shaughnessy: "2-Sided Map Shows Line Whe...
4 min
95
Patrick Rosal: "Yes It Will Rain (or Prayer for...
5 min
96
Kim Addonizio: "This Too Shall Pass"
3 min
97
Ellen Bass: "You’re the Top"
3 min
98
Maria White Lowell: "The Alpine Sheep"
5 min
99
Matthew Arnold: "A Southern Night"
7 min
100
Keetje Kuipers: "Emesis"
3 min