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
1426
Canisia Lubrin: "In the Middle of the Burning"
5 min
1427
Daria-Ann Martineau: "Carnivorous, with a varie...
2 min
1428
Charleen McClure: "Caretaker"
2 min
1429
Starr Davis: "Today, God"
2 min
1430
Olivia Ward Bush-Banks: "The Plains of Peace"
2 min
1431
Joseph Seamon Cotter Jr.: "A Prayer"
0 min
1432
Joy Priest: "Denial is a Cliff We Are Driven Ov...
4 min
1433
Marwa Helal: "WHO REAL؟"
14 min
1434
Jeremy Michael Clark: "One Fire, Quenched with ...
4 min
1435
Desiree C. Bailey: "Woman in Dub"
3 min
1436
francine j. Harris: "Did anyone ever ask any on...
2 min
1437
Leslie Pinckney Hill: "Vacation End"
1 min
1438
William Stanley Braithwaite: "It’s a Long Way"
0 min
1439
Nabila Lovelace: "By Inch-Meal a Disease"
1 min
1440
Natasha Oladokun: "Black Credit"
3 min
1441
makalani bandele: "sample collected from a supe...
2 min
1442
Taylor Johnson: "Menace to"
1 min
1443
Ashley M. Jones: "ALL Y’ALL REALLY FROM ALABAMA"
3 min
1444
Myra Viola Wilds: "Dewdrops"
0 min
1445
Carrie Williams Clifford: "Together"
1 min
1446
Lauren K. Alleyne: "For my Brother(s)"
4 min
1447
Kate Rushin : "Venus & Serena Play Doubles On C...
3 min
1448
Jacqueline Woodson: "Absolute"
2 min
1449
Antoinette Brim-Bell: "Duplex: Black Mamas Pray...
1 min
1450
Kortney Morrow: "American Girl Dolls Attend Man...
3 min