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
1376
Lauren K. Alleyne: "For my Brother(s)"
4 min
1377
Kate Rushin : "Venus & Serena Play Doubles On C...
3 min
1378
Jacqueline Woodson: "Absolute"
2 min
1379
Antoinette Brim-Bell: "Duplex: Black Mamas Pray...
1 min
1380
Kortney Morrow: "American Girl Dolls Attend Man...
3 min
1381
Carrie Law Morgan Figgs: "The Black Queen"
0 min
1382
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: "Songs for the Pe...
1 min
1383
Nikki Grimes: "You Still Dream"
1 min
1384
Dawn Lundy Martin: From “Perspective is Suppose...
1 min
1385
Micah Daniels: "The Secret of Youth"
1 min
1386
Rhonda M. Ward: "Legacy"
2 min
1387
Kara Jackson: "fleeing"
1 min
1388
Ann Plato: "Forget Me Not"
2 min
1389
Irvin W. Underhill: "Solitude"
1 min
1390
Tongo Eisen-Martin: "I Do Not Know the Spelling...
2 min
1391
L. Ash Williams: "Red Wine Spills"
2 min
1392
Barbara Fant : "My dad buried two dogs in the b...
2 min
1393
Jason Reynolds: "Match"
1 min
1394
Cheryl Boyce-Taylor: "After Robert Fuller"
2 min
1395
Angelina Weld Grimké: "The Puppet Player"
0 min
1396
Joshua Henry Jones, Jr.: "I Saw You"
1 min
1397
Crystal Valentine: "This Little Light of Mine S...
4 min
1398
Luther Hughes: "My Mother, My Mother"
4 min
1399
Rasheed Copeland: "When Puffy says, and we won’...
2 min
1400
Yesenia Montilla: "a brief meditation on breath"
3 min