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
1201
Andrea Cote-Botero: "Dear Beth"
5 min
1202
Albert Abonado: "Advice for Using Blood in a Poem"
4 min
1203
Mahtem Shiferraw: "Blood and Bones"
7 min
1204
Tracy K. Smith: "Soulwork"
3 min
1205
Ruth Muskrat Bronson: "If You Knew"
2 min
1206
Linda Hogan: "Map"
4 min
1207
Deborah A. Miranda: "Torch"
4 min
1208
Aldo Amparán: "Aubade at the City of Change"
4 min
1209
Corrinne Clegg Hales: "1967, Girl and Snow"
6 min
1210
Hera Naguib: "Prologue to a Womanhood"
3 min
1211
Như Xuân Nguyễn: "The Moons of Neptune"
3 min
1212
Guest Editor Interview: March Guest Editor Sash...
15 min
1213
Alice Dunbar-Nelson: "Thought."
1 min
1214
Langston Hughes: "My Loves"
2 min
1215
Ishmael Reed: "Skin Tight"
6 min
1216
Xandria Phillips: "Black Heroism is Unskilled L...
3 min
1217
Yesenia Montilla: "Naming the Baby"
2 min
1218
Quincy Troupe: "Sonic Fireflies"
3 min
1219
Jacqueline Jones LaMon: "Six"
5 min
1220
Claude McKay: "To Winter"
2 min
1221
Georgia Douglas Johnson: "Calling Dreams"
1 min
1222
Vincent Toro: "At Age 28, Chilean Astronomer Ma...
7 min
1223
Kwame Dawes: "How I Pray in the Plague"
8 min
1224
Canisia Lubrin: "In the Vault of Morning"
4 min
1225
Rickey Laurentiis: "Because we love each other"
3 min