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Poem-a-Day is the original and only daily digital poetry series featuring over 250 new, previously unpublished poems by today's talented poets each year.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
Kate Rushin : "Venus & Serena Play Doubles On C...
3 min
2
Jacqueline Woodson: "Absolute"
2 min
3
Antoinette Brim-Bell: "Duplex: Black Mamas Pray...
1 min
4
Kortney Morrow: "American Girl Dolls Attend Man...
3 min
5
Carrie Law Morgan Figgs: "The Black Queen"
0 min
6
Frances Ellen Watkins Harper: "Songs for the Pe...
1 min
7
Nikki Grimes: "You Still Dream"
1 min
8
Dawn Lundy Martin: From “Perspective is Suppose...
1 min
9
Micah Daniels: "The Secret of Youth"
1 min
10
Rhonda M. Ward: "Legacy"
2 min
11
Kara Jackson: "fleeing"
1 min
12
Ann Plato: "Forget Me Not"
2 min
13
Irvin W. Underhill: "Solitude"
1 min
14
Tongo Eisen-Martin: "I Do Not Know the Spelling...
2 min
15
L. Ash Williams: "Red Wine Spills"
2 min
16
Barbara Fant : "My dad buried two dogs in the b...
2 min
17
Jason Reynolds: "Match"
1 min
18
Cheryl Boyce-Taylor: "After Robert Fuller"
2 min
19
Angelina Weld Grimké: "The Puppet Player"
0 min
20
Joshua Henry Jones, Jr.: "I Saw You"
1 min
21
Crystal Valentine: "This Little Light of Mine S...
4 min
22
Luther Hughes: "My Mother, My Mother"
4 min
23
Rasheed Copeland: "When Puffy says, and we won’...
2 min
24
Yesenia Montilla: "a brief meditation on breath"
3 min
25
Jive Poetic: "Assume the Position"
2 min
26
Alice Dunbar-Nelson: "Hope."
0 min
27
James D. Corrothers: "Dream and the Song"
2 min
28
Honorée Fanonne Jeffers: "Selah"
2 min
29
Evie Shockley: "sonnet for the long second act"
2 min
30
Cornelius Eady: "Diabolic"
2 min
31
Derrick Harriell: "Underground King"
4 min
32
Allison Joseph: "Untethered"
2 min
33
Otto Leland Bohanan: "Go Give the World"
0 min
34
J. W. Hammond: "The Optimist"
1 min
35
Enzo Silon Surin: "When Night Fills with Premat...
1 min
36
Sean Hill: "Governor’s Mansion Hands"
7 min
37
Danielle Legros Georges: "What is Water?"
1 min
38
Krysten Hill: "Nothing"
3 min
39
Jabari Asim: "Some Call It God"
3 min
40
Eva A. Jessye: "To a Rosebud"
1 min
41
George Marion McClellan: "The Sun Went Down in ...
1 min
42
Toi Derricotte: "Why I don’t write about George...
1 min
43
Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon: "Measured"
3 min
44
Marissa Davis: "Singularity"
3 min
45
A. Van Jordan: "Afterward but not Afterword"
2 min
46
April Freely: "Every Verb is a Lesson in Longin...
2 min
47
Countee Cullen: "If You Should Go"
0 min
48
Charles Bertram Johnson: "Now and Then"
1 min
49
Sasha Debevec-McKenney: "YOUR BRAIN IS NOT A PR...
2 min
50
Gbenga Adesina: "Glory"
1 min
51
Joshua Bennett: "Dad Poem (Ultrasound #2)"
2 min
52
Kristina Kay Robinson: "Contemplating Extinctio...
2 min
53
Elizabeth Acevedo: "Ode to the Head Nod"
2 min
54
Effie Lee Newsome: "Peacock Feather"
0 min
55
Langston Hughes: "My People"
1 min
56
Priscilla Jane Thompson: "Emancipation"
2 min
57
Pamela Sneed: "I Can't Breathe"
3 min
58
Porsha Olayiwola: "We Drink at the Attenuation ...
2 min
59
Roger Reeves: "For Black Children at the End of...
3 min
60
Angelo Geter: "Praise"
2 min
61
Elizabeth Curtis Holman : "After a Reading of '...
1 min
62
Jessie Redmon Fauset: "Douce Souvenance"
1 min
63
Yusef Komunyakaa and Laren McClung: from "Tradi...
6 min
64
Kwame Dawes and John Kinsella: from "A Coda to ...
16 min
65
Donte Collins: "they need some of us to die"
2 min
66
Assétou Xango: "Give Your Daughters Difficult N...
4 min
67
Saretta Morgan: [excerpt from] Alt-Nature
2 min
68
James Weldon Johnson: "Beauty That is Never Old...
1 min
69
Georgia Douglas Johnson: "Benediction"
0 min
70
Helen Dimos: "For One Dead"
2 min
71
Tiana Reid: "did-you-just-say-thang theory"
2 min
72
Brandon Shimoda: "All Souls Procession"
1 min
73
Samuel Ace: "I Was Called Back"
2 min
74
Erica Hunt: "Lines on Love's (Loss*)"
2 min
75
William Saphier: "Childhood Memories"
1 min
76
E. Pauline Johnson: "Through Time and Bitter Di...
1 min
77
Sun Yung Shin: "A History of Domestication"
1 min
78
Shane McCrae: "What Sadness Anywhere Is Sadness"
0 min
79
Eduardo C. Corral: "To Francisco X. Alarcón (1...
1 min
80
Asiya Wadud: "attention as a form of ethics [ex...
1 min
81
Claire Wahmanholm: "Poem with No Children In It"
1 min
82
James Oppenheim: "Self"
2 min
83
Lucretia Maria Davidson: "Twilight"
1 min
84
Craig Santos Perez: "ars pasifika"
0 min
85
Garous Abdolmalekian: "The Ruins of Bam"
1 min
86
Franny Choi: "Hangul Abecedarian"
0 min
87
Gregory Pardlo: From "Giornata: On Faith"
0 min
88
John Yau: "A Painter’s Thoughts"
2 min
89
Bertrand N. O. Walker: "An Indian Love Song"
1 min
90
Paul Laurence Dunbar: "Yesterday and To-morrow"
1 min
91
Laura Kasischke: "Prayer"
1 min
92
Lidija Dimkovska: "Journey"
5 min
93
Marilyn Chin: "Sage #3"
1 min
94
Martha Collins: "Again Later"
0 min
95
Paisley Rekdal: "有 識: Have Knowledge"
1 min
96
W. B. Yeats: "VI—The Stare’s Nest By My Window"
1 min
97
Dante Di Stefano: "My Eighteen-Month-Old Daught...
2 min
98
Rae Armantrout: "On Growth"
0 min
99
Rosa Alcalá: "You Rode a Loop"
2 min
100
Srikanth Reddy: Winter Term XV, from Underworld...
1 min