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
176
Juliana Spahr: "Ode to Goby"
5 min
177
Arthur Symons: "The Crying of Water"
3 min
178
Margaret Widdemer: "The Dark Cavalier"
3 min
179
Mia Kang: "Abracadabra"
3 min
180
Jerome Ellison Murphy: "Hanging"
3 min
181
Lisa Sewell: "The Land of Nod"
3 min
182
Kinsale Drake: "(Re)location"
3 min
183
Brian Blanchfield: "Learning"
4 min
184
MacKnight Black: "Corliss Engine"
2 min
185
Mina Loy: "[There is no Life or Death,]
3 min
186
Ira Sadoff: "Thank You"
3 min
187
Travis Chi Wing Lau: "Funeral for Unreturned As...
2 min
188
Guest Editor Interview: December 2023 Guest Edi...
13 min
189
Brian Turner: "Corsair"
2 min
190
Matthew Minicucci: "Nostalgia"
4 min
191
Ruben Quesada: "East of Wyoming, I Remember Mat...
3 min
192
D’arcy McNickle: "The Mountains"
5 min
193
Jane Johnston Schoolcraft: "To the Miscodeed"
3 min
194
Tobias Wray: "The Last Orgasm"
3 min
195
Clemonce Heard: "Bicuspid"
2 min
196
Catherine Barnett: "The Specious Present"
3 min
197
Shelley Wong: "A Marriage at Ancestral Hall in ...
3 min
198
Kathy Fagan: "What I Was Looking For"
3 min
199
Too-qua-stee: "A Vision of the End"
5 min
200
Zitkála-Šá: "The Indian’s Awakening"
10 min