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
1251
Claude McKay: "To Winter"
2 min
1252
Georgia Douglas Johnson: "Calling Dreams"
1 min
1253
Vincent Toro: "At Age 28, Chilean Astronomer Ma...
7 min
1254
Kwame Dawes: "How I Pray in the Plague"
8 min
1255
Canisia Lubrin: "In the Vault of Morning"
4 min
1256
Rickey Laurentiis: "Because we love each other"
3 min
1257
Dante Micheaux: "The Day Room"
2 min
1258
Priscilla Jane Thompson: "A Valentine"
2 min
1259
George Marion McClellan: "In the Heart of a Rose"
2 min
1260
Lauren K. Alleyne: "Nothing to Declare"
3 min
1261
Toi Derricotte: "The blue nightgown"
3 min
1262
June Jordan: "On Time Tanka"
4 min
1263
Willie Perdomo: "Haikus"
5 min
1264
Marcus Jackson: "What of Fire?"
2 min
1265
Countee Cullen: "For a Poet"
2 min
1266
Gabrielle Marshall: "The Power of Hope Today"
2 min
1267
Marilyn Nelson: "Realization"
4 min
1268
Omotara James: "Pier 52"
6 min
1269
Patricia Spears Jones: "SELF PORTRAIT as retrat...
4 min
1270
Kamilah Aisha Moon: "Disbelief"
3 min
1271
Carl Phillips: "Character Being a Different Thi...
3 min
1272
Joshua Henry Jones, Jr.: "A Wish"
1 min
1273
Mina King: "In Pursuit of Dawn"
3 min
1274
Nate Marshall: "iced out chain from the beauty ...
1 min
1275
Jenny Zhang: "under the chiming bell"
2 min