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
1476
Cornelius Eady: "Diabolic"
2 min
1477
Derrick Harriell: "Underground King"
4 min
1478
Allison Joseph: "Untethered"
2 min
1479
Otto Leland Bohanan: "Go Give the World"
0 min
1480
J. W. Hammond: "The Optimist"
1 min
1481
Enzo Silon Surin: "When Night Fills with Premat...
1 min
1482
Sean Hill: "Governor’s Mansion Hands"
7 min
1483
Danielle Legros Georges: "What is Water?"
1 min
1484
Krysten Hill: "Nothing"
3 min
1485
Jabari Asim: "Some Call It God"
3 min
1486
Eva A. Jessye: "To a Rosebud"
1 min
1487
George Marion McClellan: "The Sun Went Down in ...
1 min
1488
Toi Derricotte: "Why I don’t write about George...
1 min
1489
Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon: "Measured"
3 min
1490
Marissa Davis: "Singularity"
3 min
1491
A. Van Jordan: "Afterward but not Afterword"
2 min
1492
April Freely: "Every Verb is a Lesson in Longin...
2 min
1493
Countee Cullen: "If You Should Go"
0 min
1494
Charles Bertram Johnson: "Now and Then"
1 min
1495
Sasha Debevec-McKenney: "YOUR BRAIN IS NOT A PR...
2 min
1496
Gbenga Adesina: "Glory"
1 min
1497
Joshua Bennett: "Dad Poem (Ultrasound #2)"
2 min
1498
Kristina Kay Robinson: "Contemplating Extinctio...
2 min
1499
Elizabeth Acevedo: "Ode to the Head Nod"
2 min
1500
Effie Lee Newsome: "Peacock Feather"
0 min