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
Myronn Hardy: "To the Air"
3 min
127
Colleen J. McElroy: "The Lost Breath of Trees"
5 min
128
Laura Riding Jackson: "The Quids"
5 min
129
Francis Thompson: "To a Snowflake"
3 min
130
Mutsuo Takahashi: "Dead Boy"
5 min
131
Marilyn Hacker: "Montpeyroux Sonnets"
8 min
132
Jason Allen-Paisant: "And You . . ."
3 min
133
Kyle Carrero Lopez: "Phragmites"
3 min
134
Rickey Laurentiis: "Hermaphrodite"
3 min
135
Gerard Manley Hopkins: "The Habit of Perfection"
4 min
136
Sir Geoffrey Hill: "Genius Loci"
5 min
137
Vievee Francis: "Clarity"
3 min
138
Gregory Pardlo: "Giornata 4"
2 min
139
Tyree Daye: "The Lord's Corner"
2 min
140
R. A. Villanueva: "This dark is the same dark a...
3 min
141
Margo Berdeshevsky: "Somewhere Everywhere"
7 min
142
Vita Sackville-West: From "'The Land' [Shepherd...
6 min
143
A. A. Milne: "Furry Bear"
2 min
144
Malika Booker: "Jesus in the Wilderness"
5 min
145
Marie-Ovide Dorcely: "Sojourner"
3 min
146
Richard Scott: "Peridot"
4 min
147
Amanda Johnston: "Bogeymen"
1 min
148
Adam Wiedewitsch: "If Night You Were a City"
4 min
149
Emily Dickinson: "One Year ago—jots what? (296)"
4 min
150
Wilfred Owen: "Winter Song"
3 min