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
1501
Shane McCrae: "What Sadness Anywhere Is Sadness"
0 min
1502
Eduardo C. Corral: "To Francisco X. Alarcón (1...
1 min
1503
Asiya Wadud: "attention as a form of ethics [ex...
1 min
1504
Claire Wahmanholm: "Poem with No Children In It"
1 min
1505
James Oppenheim: "Self"
2 min
1506
Lucretia Maria Davidson: "Twilight"
1 min
1507
Craig Santos Perez: "ars pasifika"
0 min
1508
Garous Abdolmalekian: "The Ruins of Bam"
1 min
1509
Franny Choi: "Hangul Abecedarian"
0 min
1510
Gregory Pardlo: From "Giornata: On Faith"
0 min
1511
John Yau: "A Painter’s Thoughts"
2 min
1512
Bertrand N. O. Walker: "An Indian Love Song"
1 min
1513
Paul Laurence Dunbar: "Yesterday and To-morrow"
1 min
1514
Laura Kasischke: "Prayer"
1 min
1515
Lidija Dimkovska: "Journey"
5 min
1516
Marilyn Chin: "Sage #3"
1 min
1517
Martha Collins: "Again Later"
0 min
1518
Paisley Rekdal: "有 識: Have Knowledge"
1 min
1519
W. B. Yeats: "VI—The Stare’s Nest By My Window"
1 min
1520
Dante Di Stefano: "My Eighteen-Month-Old Daught...
2 min
1521
Rae Armantrout: "On Growth"
0 min
1522
Rosa Alcalá: "You Rode a Loop"
2 min
1523
Srikanth Reddy: Winter Term XV, from Underworld...
1 min
1524
Maureen N. McLane: From A Book of Hours
1 min
1525
Kiki Petrosino: "Louisa County Patrol Claims, 1...
1 min