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
1
Anthony Cody: "'Stop. Go put your shoes back on...
3 min
2
Marwa Helal: "the poem is a dream telling you i...
2 min
3
Luis Carlos López: "Verses to the Moon"
3 min
4
Samira Negrouche: "Anna"
6 min
5
Guest Editor Interview: October 2022 Guest Edit...
32 min
6
Sarah Mangold: "The Atom No. 18"
2 min
7
Jacob Griffin Hall: "What Now"
2 min
8
Lois P. Jones: "Between Fulmination and Adoration"
5 min
9
Monifa Love: "Abraham Lincoln Turns to Listen t...
5 min
10
Susan Nguyen: "How to Forgive"
3 min
11
Johannes V. Jensen: "At Memphis Station"
9 min
12
Najwan Darwish: "Near the Shrine of Saint Naum"
3 min
13
Rachel Blau DuPlessis: "Conjure"
4 min
14
Stacey Waite: "Men Who Think I Am One of Them S...
2 min
15
Jóhann Hjálmarsson: "Observation Deck"
2 min
16
Katy Didden: "Ore Choir: The Priest Questions t...
4 min
17
Aliah Lavonne Tigh: "Pathogenesis"
3 min
18
Euripides: "The Bird-Choros of Ion"
6 min
19
Zahid M. Naser: "kretek-ing"
5 min
20
Alan Michael Parker: "Feti’s Border Crossing"
5 min
21
Liana Sakelliou: "Fatherland"
5 min
22
Mona Lisa Saloy: "God Was Willing Sis: I’m Home"
4 min
23
Scott Hightower: "Last Privacy"
3 min
24
Andrea Carter Brown: "On Reading Allen Ginsberg...
4 min
25
Marcantonio Flaminio: "Fête Gallante"
4 min
26
Jeannette L. Clariond: "who were these goddesses"
8 min
27
Peter Balakian: "Little Richard"
4 min
28
Tony Medina: "I’ve Got the Covid Blues"
5 min
29
Lois Roma-Deeley: "Wild Horses Drink from the R...
4 min
30
Kate Gale: "Chickens"
3 min
31
Elena Karina Byrne: "Karma"
3 min
32
Morris Rosenfeld: "The Nightingale to the Workman"
5 min
33
Luís de Camões: "Sonnet VIII"
3 min
34
Susan McCabe: "Tasting the Last of the Ice Age"
3 min
35
Tanella Boni: from "There where it’s so bright ...
3 min
36
Guest Editor Interview: September 2022 Guest Ed...
22 min
37
Michelle Whittaker: "Our Quarantine Story"
3 min
38
Janine Joseph: "Oh, I’m Dying, I’m Dying,"
3 min
39
Catherine Barnett: "2020"
3 min
40
Adelaide Crapsey: "Saying of Il Haboul"
2 min
41
Hazel Hall: "Disputed Tread"
2 min
42
Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon: "​​Pole| |Sport"
4 min
43
Arisa White: "Curious and Counting"
2 min
44
Nikky Finney: "The Inflammation"
8 min
45
Hanif Abdurraqib: "I Was Told the Sunlight Was ...
4 min
46
Asiya Wadud: "Shorn, treaded red"
3 min
47
Carl Sandburg: "River Roads"
3 min
48
Michael Field: "The Depths of the Grass"
3 min
49
t'ai freedom ford: "house hunting as an act of ...
3 min
50
Luther Hughes: [Like the Japanese cherry blosso...
4 min
51
Ellen Bass: "Fracture"
3 min
52
Elizabeth Barnett: "You remember the feeling bu...
2 min
53
Ladan Osman: "Sun to Void"
4 min
54
William Cullen Bryant: "Summer Wind"
5 min
55
Else Lasker-Schüler: "Reconciliation"
2 min
56
Bernard Ferguson: "awaiting a carriage, any"
3 min
57
Joshua Jennifer Espinoza: "The Sunset and the P...
2 min
58
Omotara James: "A Flair for Language"
4 min
59
Stephanie Cawley: "Not"
4 min
60
Marissa Davis: "Ecclesiastes: Thirteen-Year Cic...
3 min
61
Trumbull Stickney: "At Sainte-Marguerite"
5 min
62
Anne Reeve Aldrich: "Rose Song"
3 min
63
Destiny O. Birdsong: "I Go Back to Myself, Apri...
4 min
64
Kayleb Rae Candrilli: "Daytona 500"
3 min
65
Hieu Minh Nguyen: "The Understudy"
3 min
66
Diamond Forde: "Rememory"
4 min
67
Rajiv Mohabir: "Give Me a Boat That Can Carry Two"
2 min
68
Guest Editor Interview: August 2022 Guest Edito...
14 min
69
George Santayana: "Cape Cod"
3 min
70
Zinaida Gippius: [I seek for rhythmic whisperings]
3 min
71
Saretta Morgan: from “Consequences upon Arrival”
6 min
72
Simone White: "the intimacies of what will be c...
5 min
73
Charles Bernstein: "Why Do You Love the Poem?"
4 min
74
Uche Nduka: "Document"
3 min
75
Deborah Paredez: “Uvalde Shooting Highlights Ro...
4 min
76
Edwin Arlington Robinson: "The Sheaves"
2 min
77
Edith Sitwell: "Fireworks"
3 min
78
Jena Osman: "Dissent and the Hydra"
4 min
79
Tyrone Williams: "stilettos in a rifle range"
2 min
80
Patricia Spears Jones: "Saturnine"
4 min
81
Mihee Kim: "time travel"
3 min
82
César Vallejo: "Spider"
3 min
83
Rabindranath Tagore: "Gitanjali 60"
3 min
84
Leonora Speyer "The Locust"
1 min
85
Kit Robinson: "Leaves of Today"
2 min
86
Xan Phillips: "I Never Felt Comfortable in My O...
3 min
87
Lillian-Yvonne Bertram: "Lineage Anagrams II"
3 min
88
Jennifer Firestone: from "Consequences of a Hea...
3 min
89
Lam Lai: "I, New York"
4 min
90
Robinson Jeffers: "The Treasure"
3 min
91
Harriet Monroe: "In the Yellowstone"
3 min
92
Jaye Elizabeth Elijah: "fire danger high today"
3 min
93
Major Jackson: "Language of the Moon"
4 min
94
Lauren K. Alleyne: "How could I have known I wo...
3 min
95
Ed Roberson: "The Neighbor's Street Sirens Sing"
6 min
96
Emily Skillings: "Tenant"
3 min
97
John Gould Fletcher: "Lincoln"
7 min
98
Emily Dickinson: "Answer July"
2 min
99
Rosamond S. King: "Do not trust the eraser"
2 min
100
Guest Editor Interview: July 2022 Guest Editor ...
18 min