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
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Rio Cortez: "Driving at Night"
0 min
1352
Bettina Judd: "on empathy"
3 min
1353
Josephine D. Heard: "Sunshine After Cloud"
1 min
1354
Jessie Redmon Fauset: "Again it is September"
0 min
1355
Nandi Comer: "The Check In"
2 min
1356
Canisia Lubrin: "In the Middle of the Burning"
5 min
1357
Daria-Ann Martineau: "Carnivorous, with a varie...
2 min
1358
Charleen McClure: "Caretaker"
2 min
1359
Starr Davis: "Today, God"
2 min
1360
Olivia Ward Bush-Banks: "The Plains of Peace"
2 min
1361
Joseph Seamon Cotter Jr.: "A Prayer"
0 min
1362
Joy Priest: "Denial is a Cliff We Are Driven Ov...
4 min
1363
Marwa Helal: "WHO REAL؟"
14 min
1364
Jeremy Michael Clark: "One Fire, Quenched with ...
4 min
1365
Desiree C. Bailey: "Woman in Dub"
3 min
1366
francine j. Harris: "Did anyone ever ask any on...
2 min
1367
Leslie Pinckney Hill: "Vacation End"
1 min
1368
William Stanley Braithwaite: "It’s a Long Way"
0 min
1369
Nabila Lovelace: "By Inch-Meal a Disease"
1 min
1370
Natasha Oladokun: "Black Credit"
3 min
1371
makalani bandele: "sample collected from a supe...
2 min
1372
Taylor Johnson: "Menace to"
1 min
1373
Ashley M. Jones: "ALL Y’ALL REALLY FROM ALABAMA"
3 min
1374
Myra Viola Wilds: "Dewdrops"
0 min
1375
Carrie Williams Clifford: "Together"
1 min