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 Coleman Edward Dues. Learn more about Poem-a-Day and, if you can, please consider supporting this series by making a gift at poets.org/give.

Books
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Helen Hunt Jackson: "Two"
2 min
602
Peter Balakian: "Waiting for a Number"
1 min
603
Patricia Smith: "Now He's an Etching"
1 min
604
Pamela Uschuk: "Green Flame"
1 min
605
Naomi Shihab Nye: "On Doubt and Bad Reviews"
1 min
606
Mei-mei Berssenbrugge: "Wonder"
7 min
607
Carl Sandburg: "Monotone"
0 min
608
Effie Waller Smith: "The Rainbow"
0 min
609
Marilyn Kallet: "Beggar"
0 min
610
Marilyn Hacker: "Ghazal !يا لطيف (Ya Lateef!)"
1 min
611
Kimberly Blaeser: "The Way We Love Something Sm...
0 min
612
Katie Condon: "Big with Dawn"
1 min
613
Elise Paschen: "Aerial, Wild Pine"
1 min
614
Rainer Maria Rilke: "In April"
1 min
615
Fenton Johnson: "The Miracle"
1 min
616
Carrie Ayagaduk Ojanen: "the pomegranate’s deci...
1 min
617
Aracelis Girmay: "[When I come home they rush t...
2 min
618
Allison Pitinii Davis: "The Function of Humor i...
1 min
619
Ted Mathys: "Fool’s Gold"
1 min
620
dg nanouk okpik: "When White Hawks Come"
https://poets.org/poem/when-white-hawks-come
0 min
621
Louise Bogan: "Words for Departure"
2 min
622
Natalie Diaz: "lake-loop"
4 min
623
Benjamin Garcia: "Bliss Point or What Can Best ...
2 min
624
francine j. harris: "Rabbit"
2 min
625
Erin Belieu: "She Returns to the Water"
3 min
626
Aaron Coleman: "Another Strange Land: Downpour ...
2 min
627
Emily Yong: "Gold Mountain"
4 min
628
Marion Strobel: "Spring Morning"
0 min
629
Mahogany L. Browne: "The 19th Amendment & My Mama"
4 min
630
Dan Chiasson: "Bloom (II)"
1 min
631
Jenny George: "Migration"
0 min
632
Emily Kendal Frey: "Driving to Work is a Spirit...
1 min
633
Sherwin Bitsui: "Knives Whistle"
1 min
634
Mary Jo Bang: "A Miniature"
1 min
635
Mary Weston Fordham: "For Who?"
1 min
636
Linda Gregerson: "Interior, 1917"
1 min
637
Philip Matthews: "The Morning Star"
0 min
638
Gabrielle Calvocoressi: "Inheritance Cistern Sw...
2 min
639
Emilia Phillips: "I Tried to Write a Poem Calle...
2 min
640
Justin Phillip Reed: "What’s Left Behind after ...
2 min
641
Paul Tran: "Galileo"
1 min
642
Hilda Conkling: "About My Dreams"
1 min
643
Marilyn Chin: "19th Amendment Ragtime Parade"
4 min
644
Carol Moldaw: "Meditation on the Veranda"
0 min
645
Mark Bibbins: "At the End of the Endless Decade...
1 min
646
Danielle Cadena Deulen: "Remix with a Few Lines...
2 min
647
Victoria Chang: "OBIT [Frontal Lobe]"
1 min
648
Tommy Archuleta: "Remedio: Ocotillo (Candlewood)"
1 min
649
Medora C. Addison: "The Days to Come"
1 min
650
Safiya Sinclair: "Sophia The Robot Contemplates...
2 min