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
1226
Mariah Bosch: "Obituary Generator"
3 min
1227
Desiree C. Bailey: "Ex(ile)"
4 min
1228
Achy Obejas: "In Response to the Murder of Elev...
7 min
1229
Gwendolyn Bennett: "Wind"
2 min
1230
Jake Skeets: "Anthropocene: A Dictionary"
4 min
1231
Alessandra Narváez Varela: "23 Reasons Why Mexi...
5 min
1232
Andrea Cote-Botero: "Dear Beth"
5 min
1233
Albert Abonado: "Advice for Using Blood in a Poem"
4 min
1234
Mahtem Shiferraw: "Blood and Bones"
7 min
1235
Tracy K. Smith: "Soulwork"
3 min
1236
Ruth Muskrat Bronson: "If You Knew"
2 min
1237
Linda Hogan: "Map"
4 min
1238
Deborah A. Miranda: "Torch"
4 min
1239
Aldo Amparán: "Aubade at the City of Change"
4 min
1240
Corrinne Clegg Hales: "1967, Girl and Snow"
6 min
1241
Hera Naguib: "Prologue to a Womanhood"
3 min
1242
Như Xuân Nguyễn: "The Moons of Neptune"
3 min
1243
Guest Editor Interview: March Guest Editor Sash...
15 min
1244
Alice Dunbar-Nelson: "Thought."
1 min
1245
Langston Hughes: "My Loves"
2 min
1246
Ishmael Reed: "Skin Tight"
6 min
1247
Xandria Phillips: "Black Heroism is Unskilled L...
3 min
1248
Yesenia Montilla: "Naming the Baby"
2 min
1249
Quincy Troupe: "Sonic Fireflies"
3 min
1250
Jacqueline Jones LaMon: "Six"
5 min