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
1451
Carrie Law Morgan Figgs: "The Black Queen"
0 min
1452
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: "Songs for the Pe...
1 min
1453
Nikki Grimes: "You Still Dream"
1 min
1454
Dawn Lundy Martin: From “Perspective is Suppose...
1 min
1455
Micah Daniels: "The Secret of Youth"
1 min
1456
Rhonda M. Ward: "Legacy"
2 min
1457
Kara Jackson: "fleeing"
1 min
1458
Ann Plato: "Forget Me Not"
2 min
1459
Irvin W. Underhill: "Solitude"
1 min
1460
Tongo Eisen-Martin: "I Do Not Know the Spelling...
2 min
1461
L. Ash Williams: "Red Wine Spills"
2 min
1462
Barbara Fant : "My dad buried two dogs in the b...
2 min
1463
Jason Reynolds: "Match"
1 min
1464
Cheryl Boyce-Taylor: "After Robert Fuller"
2 min
1465
Angelina Weld Grimké: "The Puppet Player"
0 min
1466
Joshua Henry Jones, Jr.: "I Saw You"
1 min
1467
Crystal Valentine: "This Little Light of Mine S...
4 min
1468
Luther Hughes: "My Mother, My Mother"
4 min
1469
Rasheed Copeland: "When Puffy says, and we won’...
2 min
1470
Yesenia Montilla: "a brief meditation on breath"
3 min
1471
Jive Poetic: "Assume the Position"
2 min
1472
Alice Dunbar-Nelson: "Hope."
0 min
1473
James D. Corrothers: "Dream and the Song"
2 min
1474
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers: "Selah"
2 min
1475
Evie Shockley: "sonnet for the long second act"
2 min