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
126
Kelly Norman Ellis: "Saturday Class: Janie Craw...
2 min
127
Lucille Clifton: "[poets in their bassinets]"
2 min
128
Herman Beavers: "On Seventh Avenue at Slaptime "
3 min
129
Maggie Pogue Johnson: "Poet of Our Race"
4 min
130
Sterling A. Brown: "To a Certain Lady, in Her G...
4 min
131
Cherise Pollard: "Nodes of Growth"
3 min
132
Anthony Walton: "Alzheimer’s"
3 min
133
Kwoya Fagin Maples: "Invisible Work"
3 min
134
Eve L. Ewing: "eschatology"
3 min
135
A. Van Jordan: "'Integrated School Books' Arpeg...
3 min
136
Jessie Redmon Fauset: "Stars in Alabama"
3 min
137
Langston Hughes: "Sport"
3 min
138
Brad Walrond: "Calculus I, II, III"
3 min
139
Balo Salo: "Counsel to a Bridegroom"
2 min
140
Guest Editor Interview: February 2024 Guest Edi...
16 min
141
Jay Wright: "[Song into holiness]"
2 min
142
Mahogany L. Browne: "My face is an iteration, b...
7 min
143
Melissa Range: "First South"
5 min
144
H. D.: "Projector"
6 min
145
John Donne: "Love's Growth"
3 min
146
Ishion Hutchinson: "Club Paradise"
7 min
147
Valzhyna Mort: "In the Woods of Language, She C...
2 min
148
Jordan Kapono Nakamura: "Interview"
3 min
149
Myronn Hardy: "To the Air"
3 min
150
Colleen J. McElroy: "The Lost Breath of Trees"
5 min