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
1
Lyz Soto: "Today I Am Full of Birds"
5 min
2
Kamini Roy: "In the Light"
4 min
3
Selma Meerbaum-Eisinger: "Midmorning"
3 min
4
Rajiv Mohabir: "Water-Owl, Cuvier’s Beaked Whale"
5 min
5
Aimee Suzara: "Birthing Woman as Viscera-Sucker"
4 min
6
Bao Phi: "To The People Who Have Resisted the U...
4 min
7
Anjoli Roy: "Last"
4 min
8
Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner: "Kaōnōn"
2 min
9
Tu Fu: "The Excursion"
5 min
10
Solomon ibn Gabirol: "Night-Piece"
5 min
11
Kay Ulanday Barrett: "Duplex for the Sick & Tired"
3 min
12
Marisa Lin: "Tiananmen Square, 1989"
5 min
13
Brandy Nālani McDougall: "We Live We Live"
8 min
14
Lehua M. Taitano: "When The World Falls in Arou...
5 min
15
essa may ranapiri: "Te Uto O Te Ika A Maaui / T...
2 min
16
Dante Di Stefano: "Green Burial Unsonnet"
3 min
17
Li Bai: "Songs to the Peonies Sung to the Air: ...
5 min
18
Chandanie Somwaru: "Doodhpitty // Cidium"
3 min
19
Hala Alyan: "Siri as Mother"
3 min
20
Jake Eduardo Vermaas: "[ode to the water beneat...
3 min
21
Angela Peñaredondo: "harvest"
4 min
22
Aimee Nezhukumatathil: "First Time Brushing Tee...
2 min
23
Sarah McCartt-Jackson: "Borrow"
2 min
24
Moses ibn Ezra: “Nachum: Spring Songs”
8 min
25
Donovan Kūhiō Colleps: "He Mea Māloʻeloʻe #3"
4 min