Poem-a-Day

Poem-a-Day is the original and only daily digital poetry series featuring over 250 new, previously unpublished poems by today's talented poets each year.

Books
1
Julian Talamantez Brolaski: "poetry is a tempor...
11 min
2
Claire Meuschke: "zero in on"
2 min
3
Diana Hamilton: "Trance Essay for Remembering I...
5 min
4
Lynn Xu: "Untitled Fragment"
1 min
5
Susan Briante: Excerpt from "Defacing the Monum...
3 min
6
Kevin Killian: "Free"
1 min
7
Kay Gabriel: "Like, Comma, Like"
1 min
8
Daniel Borzutzky: "Written After a Massacre in ...
3 min
9
Margaret Ross: "Evolution"
4 min
10
Öykü Tekten: "mountain language"
1 min
11
Aldrin Valdez: "ars poetica"
2 min
12
Trace Howard DePass: "[th(e)reat] → siege engine"
2 min
13
Kerry Carnahan: "[My ancestors are empty words]"
2 min
14
Juliana Spahr: excerpts from "Will There Be Sin...
10 min
15
Solmaz Sharif: "He, Too"
0 min
16
Tatiana Luboviski-Acosta: "[untitled]"
4 min
17
Joshua Jennifer Espinoza: "Time-lapse Video Of ...
1 min
18
C. Dale Young: "Melancholia"
3 min
19
heidi andrea restrepo rhodes: "Flying Down the ...
4 min
20
José Martí: "Love in the City"
4 min
21
Louise Glück: "The Red Poppy"
1 min
22
Javier Zamora: "Nó, Actually, Soy Salvadoreño"
4 min
23
Oliver Baez Bendorf: "Dysphoria"
2 min
24
Brenda Cárdenas: "Nuestra Señora de las Iguanas"
2 min
25
Peggy Robles–Alvarado: "When I Became La Promesa"
4 min
26
Rafael Campo: "California"
3 min
27
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: "Love Opened a Morta...
1 min
28
Enrique Villasis & Bernard Capinpin: "Birds in ...
4 min
29
Anthony Cody: "brd"
3 min
30
Natalie Scenters-Zapico: "Pledge Allegiance"
4 min
31
Carmen Gimenéz Smith: "Like an Auto-Tune of Aut...
1 min
32
Gary Soto: "In Praise of Dreams"
2 min
33
Diannely Antigua: "Anniversary"
1 min
34
Gabriela Mistral: "The Teller of Tales"
3 min
35
Yau Ching & Chenxin Jiang: "Trial Run"
1 min
36
Darrel Alejandro Holnes: "Black Parade"
3 min
37
Rosebud Ben-Oni: "So They Say— They Finally Na...
4 min
38
Martín Espada: "The Five Horses of Doctor Ramón...
5 min
39
Richard Blanco: "Maine Yet Miami"
4 min
40
Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo: "Battlegrounds"
3 min
41
William Carlos Williams: "A Portrait in Greys"
1 min
42
Julio Pazos Barrera & Bryan Mendoza: "Pegasus A...
2 min
43
Tomás Q. Morín: "A Pile of Fish"
3 min
44
Nicole Cecilia Delgado & Urayoán Noel: "From Ba...
3 min
45
Ada Limón: "Give Me This"
1 min
46
Jasminne Mendez: "Along the Border"
1 min
47
Juan Felipe Herrera: "breathe we"
1 min
48
Rubén Darío: "To the Country"
3 min
49
Quyên Nguyễn-Hoàng: "Learning Late Letters"
6 min
50
Ashaki M. Jackson: "A Proclamation"
1 min
51
Sharan Strange: "Slippage, a Provocation"
5 min
52
Jasmine Reid: "Certificate of Live Birth"
2 min
53
Rio Cortez: "Driving at Night"
0 min
54
Bettina Judd: "on empathy"
3 min
55
Josephine D. Heard: "Sunshine After Cloud"
1 min
56
Jessie Redmon Fauset: "Again it is September"
0 min
57
Nandi Comer: "The Check In"
2 min
58
Canisia Lubrin: "In the Middle of the Burning"
5 min
59
Daria-Ann Martineau: "Carnivorous, with a varie...
2 min
60
Charleen McClure: "Caretaker"
2 min
61
Starr Davis: "Today, God"
2 min
62
Olivia Ward Bush-Banks: "The Plains of Peace"
2 min
63
Joseph Seamon Cotter Jr.: "A Prayer"
0 min
64
Joy Priest: "Denial is a Cliff We Are Driven Ov...
4 min
65
Marwa Helal: "WHO REAL؟"
14 min
66
Jeremy Michael Clark: "One Fire, Quenched with ...
4 min
67
Desiree C. Bailey: "Woman in Dub"
3 min
68
francine j. Harris: "Did anyone ever ask any on...
2 min
69
Leslie Pinckney Hill: "Vacation End"
1 min
70
William Stanley Braithwaite: "It’s a Long Way"
0 min
71
Nabila Lovelace: "By Inch-Meal a Disease"
1 min
72
Natasha Oladokun: "Black Credit"
3 min
73
makalani bandele: "sample collected from a supe...
2 min
74
Taylor Johnson: "Menace to"
1 min
75
Ashley M. Jones: "ALL Y’ALL REALLY FROM ALABAMA"
3 min
76
Myra Viola Wilds: "Dewdrops"
0 min
77
Carrie Williams Clifford: "Together"
1 min
78
Lauren K. Alleyne: "For my Brother(s)"
4 min
79
Kate Rushin : "Venus & Serena Play Doubles On C...
3 min
80
Jacqueline Woodson: "Absolute"
2 min
81
Antoinette Brim-Bell: "Duplex: Black Mamas Pray...
1 min
82
Kortney Morrow: "American Girl Dolls Attend Man...
3 min
83
Carrie Law Morgan Figgs: "The Black Queen"
0 min
84
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: "Songs for the Pe...
1 min
85
Nikki Grimes: "You Still Dream"
1 min
86
Dawn Lundy Martin: From “Perspective is Suppose...
1 min
87
Micah Daniels: "The Secret of Youth"
1 min
88
Rhonda M. Ward: "Legacy"
2 min
89
Kara Jackson: "fleeing"
1 min
90
Ann Plato: "Forget Me Not"
2 min
91
Irvin W. Underhill: "Solitude"
1 min
92
Tongo Eisen-Martin: "I Do Not Know the Spelling...
2 min
93
L. Ash Williams: "Red Wine Spills"
2 min
94
Barbara Fant : "My dad buried two dogs in the b...
2 min
95
Jason Reynolds: "Match"
1 min
96
Cheryl Boyce-Taylor: "After Robert Fuller"
2 min
97
Angelina Weld Grimké: "The Puppet Player"
0 min
98
Joshua Henry Jones, Jr.: "I Saw You"
1 min
99
Crystal Valentine: "This Little Light of Mine S...
4 min
100
Luther Hughes: "My Mother, My Mother"
4 min