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
1176
Destiny O. Birdsong: "Bandwidth"
3 min
1177
Derrick Austin: "The Birthday Interviews"
3 min
1178
Cortney Lamar Charleston: "It’s Important I Rem...
4 min
1179
Emily Pauline Johnson: "Fire-Flowers"
2 min
1180
Guest Editor Interview: May Guest Editor Sumita...
20 min
1181
Leah Naomi Green: "Origin Story"
4 min
1182
Dean Rader: "I Never Knew I Loved Dean Rader"
6 min
1183
Kate Daniels: "Gertrude: In the Rooms"
5 min
1184
Rosanna Warren: "Boletus"
3 min
1185
Linda Gregerson: "When Nothing But Tree"
5 min
1186
Major Jackson: "Let Me Begin Again"
4 min
1187
Lewis Grandison Alexander: "Japanese Hokku"
5 min
1188
Ariel Francisco: "Insomniami"
5 min
1189
Kaveh Akbar: "My Father’s Accent"
4 min
1190
Jeffrey Harrison: "The Little Book of Cheerful ...
2 min
1191
Dobby Gibson: "After Reading Kobayashi Issa’s T...
2 min
1192
Camille T. Dungy: "In her mostly white town, an...
3 min
1193
Didi Jackson: "Bobolink"
4 min
1194
William Stanley Braithwaite: "Near the End of A...
1 min
1195
Joseph Millar: "Venetian Siesta"
3 min
1196
Dorianne Laux: "I Never Wanted to Die"
2 min
1197
David St. John: "Overlooking the Cortile"
3 min
1198
Brian Sneeden: "Memory is Blood Soluble"
3 min
1199
Forrest Gander: "Pastoral"
3 min
1200
Carol Muske-Dukes: "Grief Dream"
2 min