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
1151
Eloise Bibb Thompson: "Ode to the Sun"
2 min
1152
danilo machado: "(telling)"
4 min
1153
Cyrée Jarelle Johnson: "Last Best Niche"
3 min
1154
Camille Rankine: "Ways to Disappear"
2 min
1155
Ayesha Raees: "All Along, I Laid, Halved"
4 min
1156
Guest Editor Interview: June Guest Editor Anaïs...
19 min
1157
Chen Chen: "i love you to the moon &"
2 min
1158
Li Po: "Looking at the Moon After Rain"
2 min
1159
Toru Dutt: "Sonnet—Baugmaree"
2 min
1160
Rachel Mennies: "September 23, 2016"
4 min
1161
Luther Hughes: "When Struck by Night"
3 min
1162
Donika Kelly: "In the Beginning"
2 min
1163
Terrance Hayes: "Muscular Fantasy"
4 min
1164
Paul Tran: "Hypothesis"
3 min
1165
Wang Wei: "The Blue-Green Stream"
2 min
1166
Queen Liliʻuokalani: "Kumulipo"
2 min
1167
Analicia Sotelo: "Grace Among the Ferns"
3 min
1168
Joy Priest: "Looking for the Beautiful Things"
4 min
1169
Paige Lewis: "Logically, I Know the Circus"
2 min
1170
Andrés Cerpa: "The Vault"
2 min
1171
Jane Wong: "The Waiting"
3 min
1172
Yone Noguchi: "How Near to Fairyland"
2 min
1173
Jitō Tennō: "[Has Spring passed away?]"
1 min
1174
Jose Hernandez Diaz: "Almost Buried"
2 min
1175
Diana Khoi Nguyen: "from Đổi Mới"
4 min