Audio Poem of the Day

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EB
 Jan 17, 2019
Not all the poems have an intro with the name of the poet. Would like the publication year, too.

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Audio recordings of classic and contemporary poems read by poets and actors, delivered every day.

Episode Date
Three Poems
00:01:25

by Lorine Niedecker (read by Quraysh Ali Lansana)

Jul 29, 2020
The Red Wheelbarrow
00:00:16

By William Carlos Williams

Jul 28, 2020
Letter of Recommendation
00:01:56

By Yehuda Amichai (read by Edward Hirsch)

Jul 27, 2020
Meditation on Statistical Method
00:00:57

by J. V. Cunningham

Jul 26, 2020
From a Photograph
00:00:46

By George Oppen

Jul 25, 2020
the mother
00:01:44

by Gwendolyn Brooks

Jul 24, 2020
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
00:02:19

By John Donne

Jul 23, 2020
A Passage to India
00:01:57

By Walt Whitman

Jul 22, 2020
Green Red Brown and White
00:01:13

by May Swenson

Jul 21, 2020
Ode on a Grecian Urn
00:03:39

By John Keats (read by Michael Stuhlbarg)

Jul 20, 2020
To the Ancient Order of Legs
00:00:56

By W.S. Merwin

Jul 19, 2020
To the Western World
00:00:54

By Louis Simpson

Jul 18, 2020
All my life when I woke up at night
00:01:32

By Samuel Menashe

Jul 17, 2020
The Second Coming
00:01:24

By W.B. Yeats

Jul 16, 2020
The Blue Stairs
00:02:34

By Barbara Guest

Jul 15, 2020
A Man in Blue
00:03:11

By James Schuyler

Jul 14, 2020
Summer Garden
00:05:27

by Louise Glück

Jul 13, 2020
Adam Means Earth
00:00:49

By Samuel Menashe

Jul 12, 2020
Venus and the Ark
00:03:43

By Anne Sexton

Jul 11, 2020
won't you celebrate with me
00:00:43

By Lucille Clifton

Jul 10, 2020
Dark Ceiling
00:00:57

by Edward Dorn

Jul 09, 2020
Wedding-Ring
00:01:18

By Denise Levertov

Jul 08, 2020
The Icehouse in Summer
00:01:58

By Howard Nemerov

Jul 07, 2020
I started Early – Took my Dog – (656)
00:01:48

By Emily Dickinson

Jul 06, 2020
The Lost Pilot
00:02:41

by James Tate

Jul 05, 2020
[as freedom is a breakfastfood]
00:02:31

By E.E. Cummings

Jul 04, 2020
Song (“The world is full of loss ... ”)
00:00:46

by Muriel Rukeyser

Jul 03, 2020
On My Birthday
00:00:24

By Samuel Menashe

Jul 02, 2020
Memory of Summer
00:01:40

By Bruce Murphy

Jul 01, 2020
Man in the Street
00:00:48

By Heather McHugh

Jun 11, 2020
Wanting Sumptuous Heavens
00:00:51

by Robert Bly

Jun 10, 2020
Costumes Exchanging Glances
00:00:51

By Mary Jo Bang

Jun 09, 2020
At the Parrot House, Taronga Park
00:01:31

by Vivian Smith

Jun 08, 2020
Threshold
00:00:55

By Maggie Smith

Jun 07, 2020
The Month of June: 13 1/2
00:01:31

By Sharon Olds

Jun 06, 2020
The End
00:02:34

By Emily Berry

Jun 05, 2020
[anyone lived in a pretty how town]
00:03:54

By E.E. Cummings

Jun 04, 2020
ROYGBIV
00:01:26

By Fred D'Aguiar

Jun 03, 2020
The One Remaining Star
00:00:40
Jun 02, 2020
Life of Sundays
00:02:55

By Rodney Jones

Jun 01, 2020
Chinese Dream 14
00:01:06

By Timothy Yu

May 31, 2020
Marcus Aurelius Rose
00:01:13

by Lisa Jarnot

May 30, 2020
The Usual
00:00:37

By Rachel Sherwood

May 29, 2020
Sanctuary
00:01:27

By Donika Kelly

May 28, 2020
Before the Wind
00:00:50

By Kathleen Jamie

May 27, 2020
Maqam
00:02:38

By Zeina Hashem Beck

May 26, 2020
Speedway
00:01:01

by Cedar Sigo

May 25, 2020
Tracking
00:02:19

By Eleanor Wilner

May 24, 2020
Against the Kitchen Wall
00:01:00

By Eleanor Ross Taylor

May 23, 2020
67P/C-G
00:00:45

By John Tipton

May 22, 2020
Goats
00:01:13

by Eugenio de Andrade

May 21, 2020
Claustrophilia
00:01:32

By Alice Fulton

May 20, 2020
LA Odyssey
00:01:06

By Cedar Sigo

May 19, 2020
fire
00:05:34

By Nick Flynn

May 18, 2020
The Daughter
00:00:57

By Carmen Giménez Smith

May 17, 2020
Fifi
00:00:15

By Linda Kunhardt

May 16, 2020
Dismantling the House
00:01:16

By Stephen Dunn

May 15, 2020
Ash Weed
00:00:58

By Laura Marie Marciano

May 14, 2020
Home to Roost
00:01:23

By Kay Ryan

May 13, 2020
The Rain
00:00:55

by Robert Creeley

May 12, 2020
Flamingo Watching
00:01:42

By Kay Ryan

May 11, 2020
Hand-Embroidered Mourning Piece for Clara Elisabeth Kriebel, 1779
00:01:35

By Nance Van Winckel

May 10, 2020
Her Name is Rose
00:02:22

by Peter Pereira

May 09, 2020
Perhaps the World Ends Here
00:01:35

By Joy Harjo

May 08, 2020
Body of Rags, International Bridge Between the US & Mexico
00:01:33

By Ray Gonzalez

May 07, 2020
First Circle
00:01:23

by Srikanth Reddy

May 06, 2020
24/7
00:02:20

By Alan Shapiro

May 05, 2020
To The Young Man on the Bridge
00:02:36

By Jessica Jopp

May 04, 2020
The Toll of the Sea
00:02:54

By Sally Wen Mao

May 03, 2020
An American Sunrise
00:01:05

By Joy Harjo

May 02, 2020
Hostess
00:02:00

By Tony Hoagland

May 01, 2020
Casino
00:01:12

By Joyce Sutphen

Apr 30, 2020
Ode to Coffee / Oda al Café
00:01:28

By Urayoan Noel

Apr 29, 2020
Samurai Song
00:01:08

by Robert Pinsky

Apr 28, 2020
Even the Bees Know What Zero Is
00:02:28

By Christian Wiman

Apr 27, 2020
The Tyger
00:01:19

By William Blake (read by Michael Stuhlbarg)

Apr 26, 2020
Mother's Closet
00:02:14

by Maxine Scates (read by David Trinidad)

Apr 25, 2020
The Abracadabra Boys
00:01:31

By Carl Sandburg

Apr 24, 2020
You Know It As Spring
00:00:50
Apr 23, 2020
ABC for Refugees
00:01:27

By Monica Sok

Apr 22, 2020
Iron
00:01:27

By Elizabeth Acevedo

Apr 21, 2020
At the Vietnam Center and Archive
00:02:03

By Hai-Dang Phan

Apr 20, 2020
Poem with Accidental Memory
00:00:50

By Adam Fitzgerald

Apr 19, 2020
Indian River
00:00:44

by Wallace Stevens

Apr 18, 2020
A
00:02:21

by Norma Cole

Apr 17, 2020
In Every Life
00:01:11

By Alicia Ostriker

Apr 16, 2020
Citizenship [I was so afraid.]
00:00:51

By Sarah Gambito

Apr 15, 2020
The Leaf on the Floor
00:01:30

By J.T. Barbarese

Apr 14, 2020
Flowers from a New Love after the Divorce
00:02:44

By Paisley Rekdal

Apr 13, 2020
The Blue Booby
00:01:34

by James Tate

Apr 12, 2020
Prayer's End
00:00:34

by Brooklyn Copeland (read by Melissa Severin)

Apr 11, 2020
The Cadillac of the Dead
00:01:32

By Debora Greger

Apr 10, 2020
Calendar
00:01:01

By Talvikki Ansel

Apr 09, 2020
A Sofa in the Forties
00:02:57
Apr 08, 2020
Mirror Image
00:02:49

by Jan Owen

Apr 07, 2020
15 Years of Paris
00:02:23

By Katy Bohinc

Apr 06, 2020
Cold Valley
00:01:08

By Cedar Sigo

Apr 05, 2020
Heart's Needle 2: Late April and you are three
00:01:21

By W. D. Snodgrass

Apr 04, 2020
An Ancient Gesture
00:01:12

By Edna St. Vincent Millay

Apr 03, 2020
Wasps
00:00:19

By Ho Xuan Huong

Apr 02, 2020
Poem
00:01:50

By Thomas McGrath

Apr 01, 2020
Blackbirds
00:01:38

By Greg Rappleye

Mar 31, 2020
Written with a Pencil Found in Lorine Niedecker's Front Yard
00:01:07
Mar 30, 2020
A Regret
00:01:09

By David Trinidad

Mar 29, 2020
Space Station
00:04:59

By Tom Sleigh

Mar 28, 2020
Daffodils
00:02:56

By Alicia Ostriker

Mar 27, 2020
Toy Boat
00:01:16

By Ocean Vuong

Mar 26, 2020
the mother
00:01:44

by Gwendolyn Brooks

Mar 25, 2020
Stone Canyon Nocturne
00:01:03

by Charles Wright

Mar 24, 2020
Dyslexic
00:01:19

By Winifred Hughes

Mar 23, 2020
from Doctor Drink, #1
00:00:41

by J. V. Cunningham

Mar 22, 2020
Picking up Your Spilled Pills off the Floor Is Briefly Humbling
00:01:02

By Ben Fama

Mar 21, 2020
[I have become wealthy in a foreign land]
00:01:30

By Johannes Göransson

Mar 20, 2020
Schwinn
00:01:55

By Matthew Zapruder

Mar 19, 2020
won't you celebrate with me
00:00:43

By Lucille Clifton

Mar 18, 2020
Women in Labor
00:01:31

by Mary Ruefle

Mar 17, 2020
Daynight, With Mountains Tied Inside
00:03:18

By Alice Fulton

Mar 16, 2020
Ark in the Field
00:01:08

By Joyce Peseroff

Mar 16, 2020
The Gaffe
00:02:50

by C.K. Williams

Mar 14, 2020
Prodigy
00:01:37

By Charles Simic

Mar 13, 2020
Song for the Last Act
00:02:13

By Louise Bogan

Mar 12, 2020
Know No Name
00:00:46

By Kazim Ali

Mar 11, 2020
When I Have Fears That I May Cease to Be
00:01:02

By John Keats

Mar 10, 2020
A Kind of Headless Guilt Emerges
00:01:01

By Ana Božičević

Mar 09, 2020
Night Feeding
00:02:00

by Muriel Rukeyser

Mar 08, 2020
Prelude
00:02:02

By A.E. Stallings

Mar 07, 2020
A Hymn to Childhood
00:03:53

Li-Young Lee

Mar 06, 2020
Woman and Child
00:02:40

by Judith Beveridge

Mar 05, 2020
proportions of a giant in monument valley
00:02:30

by Judith Goldman

Mar 04, 2020
Poem of the Day: proportions of a giant in monument valley
by Judith Goldman
Mar 04, 2020
Subway Seethe
00:02:10

By J. Allyn Rosser

Mar 03, 2020
Poem of the Day: Subway Seethe
By J. Allyn Rosser
Mar 03, 2020
Dream of Ink Brush Calligraphy
00:00:53
By Karen An-Hwei Lee
Mar 02, 2020
Venus and the Ark
00:03:43
By Anne Sexton
Mar 01, 2020
The Blue Stairs
00:02:34
By Barbara Guest
Feb 29, 2020
The Oracle
00:00:33
By Samuel Menashe
Feb 28, 2020
Progress Notes
00:02:39
By Fady Joudah
Feb 27, 2020
Elegy for the Native Guard
00:02:28
By Natasha Trethewey
Feb 26, 2020
Arion
00:02:30
By David Wojahn
Feb 25, 2020
Late February
00:01:23
By Ted Kooser
Feb 24, 2020
From Citizen: “You are in the dark, in the car...”
00:05:42
By Claudia Rankine
Feb 23, 2020
So This Is Nebraska
00:02:13
By Ted Kooser
Feb 22, 2020
Heart's Needle 5: Winter again and it is snowing
00:01:39
by W.D. Snodgrass
Feb 21, 2020
The Lamp of Mutual Aid
00:00:59
By Joshua Edwards
Feb 20, 2020
The Second Coming
00:01:24
By W.B. Yeats
Feb 19, 2020
Norroway in February
00:01:04
by Hannah Sanghee Park
Feb 18, 2020
won't you celebrate with me
00:00:43
By Lucille Clifton
Feb 17, 2020
All my life when I woke up at night
00:01:32
By Samuel Menashe
Feb 16, 2020
Atmosphere
00:01:06
By A.V. Christie
Feb 15, 2020
Valentine's
00:01:02
By Talvikki Ansel
Feb 14, 2020
"No longer if we'll get cancer but when"
00:00:36
By Melanie Braverman
Feb 13, 2020
20
00:01:17
By Barbara Guest
Feb 12, 2020
Frederick Douglass
00:01:27
By Robert Hayden
Feb 11, 2020
Reading: An Elegy
00:01:44
By Jeanne Larsen
Feb 10, 2020
Chant
00:04:15
By Tom Sleigh
Feb 09, 2020
Middle Passage
00:10:46
By Robert Hayden
Feb 08, 2020
A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning
00:02:19
By John Donne
Feb 07, 2020
What Jimmy Taught Me
00:01:25
By Harmony Holiday
Feb 06, 2020
Precision German Craftsmanship
00:01:29
by Matthew Rohrer
Feb 05, 2020
Soup and Jelly
00:02:18
by Fay Zwicky
Feb 04, 2020
The Great San Bernardino Pitch Party
00:01:02
By Callie Garnett
Feb 03, 2020
Ode to Black Skin
00:01:20
By Ashanti Anderson
Feb 02, 2020
Kronos: Father of the Year
00:00:52
by Douglas Kearney
Feb 01, 2020
Massacre Song Foundation
00:01:43
By Trevino L. Brings Plenty
Jan 31, 2020
Speak
00:01:24
by Phillip B. Williams
Jan 30, 2020
Treyf
00:02:20
By sam sax
Jan 29, 2020
Slow Dreams
00:01:52
By Robert Wrigley
Jan 28, 2020
Big Snow
00:01:26
By Philip Gross
Jan 27, 2020
Scrim
00:01:19
By David Ferry
Jan 26, 2020
January Drought
00:01:30
By Conor O'Callaghan
Jan 25, 2020
Song of the Andoumboulou: 55
00:02:15
by Nathaniel Mackey
Jan 24, 2020
Green Sees Things in Waves
00:02:32
By August Kleinzahler
Jan 23, 2020
Eagle Poem
00:01:01
By Joy Harjo
Jan 22, 2020
Early Elegy: Smallpox
00:00:34
By Claudia Emerson
Jan 21, 2020
Puzzle
00:00:59
by Brenda Iijima
Jan 20, 2020
To the Ancient Order of Legs
00:00:56
By W.S. Merwin
Jan 19, 2020
Anniversary
00:02:52
Jan 18, 2020
The Tyger
00:01:19
By William Blake (read by Michael Stuhlbarg)
Jan 17, 2020
The Stags
00:01:06
By Kathleen Jamie
Jan 16, 2020
Dawn of Man
00:02:06
By Max Ritvo
Jan 15, 2020
When You Are Old
00:01:13
By W.B. Yeats
Jan 14, 2020
The Snow Man
00:01:05
By Wallace Stevens
Jan 13, 2020
“For you: anthophilous, lover of flowers”
00:01:19
By Reginald Dwayne Betts
Jan 12, 2020
The Piercing
00:00:54
By Christine Garren
Jan 11, 2020
Clear Night
00:01:06
by Charles Wright
Jan 10, 2020
Sparks, Nevada
00:00:37
By Cynthia Cruz
Jan 09, 2020
murder on the gowanus
00:01:26
By Julian Brolaski
Jan 08, 2020
Umpaowastewin
00:01:18
by Margaret Noodin
Jan 07, 2020
The Man Who Gave Birth to a Panda
00:00:49
By Idra Novey
Jan 06, 2020
Giving Directions to McDonalds
00:01:23
by Kris Hemensley
Jan 05, 2020
First Circle
00:01:23
by Srikanth Reddy
Jan 04, 2020
January in Paris
00:02:38
Jan 03, 2020
Gratophoph
00:01:57
By Andrew Zawacki
Jan 02, 2020
Year's End
00:02:01
Jan 01, 2020
Portrait of the Alcoholic Floating in Space with Severed Umbilicus
00:02:09
By Kaveh Akbar
Dec 31, 2019
Persimmon
00:01:36
by Carloline Caddy
Dec 30, 2019
Ekphrasis with Toothing Chainsaw in Unnamed Halhul Vineyard
00:02:34
By George Abraham
Dec 29, 2019
Chicago Epithalamion
00:02:36
by Dan Howell (read by Rich Topal)
Dec 28, 2019
Monsoon Eclogue
00:01:39
Srikanth Reddy
Dec 27, 2019
Jewel of India
00:01:43
by Sadiqa de Meijer
Dec 26, 2019
More Sonnets at Christmas
00:03:46
By Allen Tate
Dec 25, 2019
The Flowers
00:01:12
by Don Paterson (read by Michael Stuhlbarg)
Dec 24, 2019
Green Red Brown and White
00:01:13
by May Swenson
Dec 23, 2019
Second Attempt Crossing
00:01:46
By Javier Zamora
Dec 22, 2019
Once the World Was Perfect
00:01:12
By Joy Harjo
Dec 21, 2019
The Beginning of the Fields
00:01:13
by Angela Shaw (read by Barbara Rosenblatt)
Dec 20, 2019
"The pond is sheathed in ice"
00:00:28
By Melanie Braverman
Dec 19, 2019
A Glass of Water
00:00:36
by David Musgrave
Dec 18, 2019
Fugue
00:01:45
by Peter Pereira
Dec 17, 2019
Silence
00:01:06
Dec 16, 2019
Wanting Sumptuous Heavens
00:00:51
by Robert Bly
Dec 15, 2019
The Murder of William Remington
00:02:01
By Howard Nemerov
Dec 14, 2019
Sleep
00:00:37
By Samuel Menashe
Dec 13, 2019
The Good News
00:01:56
by David Yezzi
Dec 12, 2019
Guess
00:00:52
By Rae Armantrout
Dec 11, 2019
crossword
00:01:31
By Valzhyna Mort
Dec 10, 2019
Hour in which I consider hydrangea
00:02:10
By Simone White
Dec 09, 2019
A Passage to India
00:01:57
By Walt Whitman
Dec 08, 2019
Heart’s Needle 10: The vicious winter finally
00:02:21
By W.D. Snodgrass
Dec 07, 2019
Tarp
00:01:53
By Rick Barot
Dec 06, 2019
Erstwhile Harbinger Auspices
00:01:52
By Matthew Zapruder
Dec 05, 2019
A Locked House
00:02:23
By W. D. Snodgrass
Dec 04, 2019
Poem of the Day: Pyramid Scheme
By Hera Lindsay Bird
Dec 03, 2019
Poem of the Day: Gone Away Blues
By Thomas McGrath
Dec 02, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Manhattan Project
By Spencer Reece
Dec 01, 2019
Poem of the Day: "I came upon the gnawed torso of a seal"
By Melanie Braverman
Nov 30, 2019
Poem of the Day: Where Everything Waits
by Ish Klein
Nov 29, 2019
Poem of the Day: Dyslexic
By Winifred Hughes
Nov 28, 2019
Poem of the Day: Fabliau of Florida
by Wallace Stevens
Nov 27, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Lost Pilot
by James Tate
Nov 26, 2019
Poem of the Day: An Old Woman’s Painting
By Lynn Emanuel
Nov 25, 2019
Poem of the Day: From "Canto I"
by Ezra Pound
Nov 24, 2019
Poem of the Day: Reverie in Open Air
By Rita Dove
Nov 23, 2019
Poem of the Day: Ode to Autocorrect
By Martha Silano
Nov 22, 2019
Poem of the Day: immediately motionless likeness
By Kirsten Ihns
Nov 21, 2019
Poem of the Day: Afternoon in School - The Last Lesson
By D. H. Lawrence
Nov 19, 2019
Poem of the Day: Sunlight
Nov 18, 2019
Poem of the Day: Myths of the Disappearance
by Monica Ferrell
Nov 17, 2019
Poem of the Day: Home at Thirty
By Ed Skoog
Nov 16, 2019
Poem of the Day: Paradise
By Aram Saroyan
Nov 15, 2019
Poem of the Day: On the Meeting of Garcia Lorca and Hart Crane
By Philip Levine
Nov 14, 2019
Poem of the Day: Autism Screening Questionnaire — Speech and Language Delay
By Oliver de la Paz
Nov 13, 2019
Poem of the Day: At the Justice Department November 15, 1969
By Denise Levertov
Nov 11, 2019
Poem of the Day: Coco(nut)
By Mahogany L. Browne
Nov 10, 2019
Poem of the Day: I Told You I Was Sick
By Elaine Kahn
Nov 09, 2019
Poem of the Day: A crush of oily plant and treated white
By Joan Houlihan
Nov 08, 2019
Poem of the Day: To The Young Man on the Bridge
By Jessica Jopp
Nov 07, 2019
Poem of the Day: Angel Nafis
By Angel Nafis
Nov 06, 2019
Poem of the Day: Tuning
by Keith Waldrop
Nov 05, 2019
Poem of the Day: Spider Crystal Ascension
by Charles Wright
Nov 04, 2019
Poem of the Day: Letter of Recommendation
By Yehuda Amichai (read by Edward Hirsch)
Nov 03, 2019
Poem of the Day: November
By Samuel Menashe
Nov 02, 2019
Poem of the Day: Prayer's End
by Brooklyn Copeland (read by Melissa Severin)
Nov 01, 2019
Poem of the Day: there is religious tattooing
by Fred Moten
Oct 31, 2019
Poem of the Day: Letter to a Young Poet
By Robert Wrigley
Oct 30, 2019
Poem of the Day: John Sutter
By Yvor Winters
Oct 29, 2019
Poem of the Day: Manifesto, or Ars Poetica #2
By Krista Franklin
Oct 28, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Obscenity Prayer
By Mary Karr
Oct 27, 2019
Poem of the Day: Should Our Undoing Come Down Upon Us White
By Jill Osier
Oct 26, 2019
Poem of the Day: Station
by Maria Hummel
Oct 25, 2019
Poem of the Day: Hail
By Mary Szybist
Oct 24, 2019
Poem of the Day: Urban Eclogues
by Mark Tredinnick
Oct 22, 2019
Poem of the Day: Homecoming
By A.E. Stallings
Oct 21, 2019
Poem of the Day: What is it to be human?
By Waldo Williams
Oct 20, 2019
Poem of the Day: Red Sea
By Daniel Poppick
Oct 19, 2019
Poem of the Day: LISP
By sam sax
Oct 18, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Hat City After Men Stopped Wearing Hats
By John Surowiecki
Oct 17, 2019
Poem of the Day: On Rebellion
By Prageeta Sharma
Oct 16, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Pear
By Jane Hirshfield
Oct 15, 2019
Poem of the Day: At a Standstill
By Samuel Menashe
Oct 14, 2019
Poem of the Day: We Are Saying Yes, But Who Are We to Say
By Khaled Mattawa
Oct 13, 2019
Poem of the Day: Appointment
By Jean Burden
Oct 12, 2019
Poem of the Day: Conversion
By Billy Collins
Oct 11, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Tree Frogs
By William Logan
Oct 10, 2019
Poem of the Day: The White Room
By Charles Simic
Oct 09, 2019
Poem of the Day: Depression Glass
By Ted Kooser
Oct 08, 2019
Poem of the Day: Blues Alabama
by Michael S. Harper (read by Quraysh Ali Lansana)
Oct 07, 2019
Poem of the Day: Love (III)
by George Herbert (read by Forrest Gander)
Oct 06, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Hypnotist's Daughter
By Lisa Olstein
Oct 05, 2019
Poem of the Day: This Most Perfect Hill
by Lisa Jarnot
Oct 04, 2019
Poem of the Day: Testament
By Connie Voisine
Oct 03, 2019
Poem of the Day: reading
by joanne burns
Oct 02, 2019
Poem of the Day: My Boyfriend
by Camille Guthrie
Oct 01, 2019
Poem of the Day: Stranger in Town
by Cedar Sigo
Sep 30, 2019
Poem of the Day: Composed upon Westminster Bridge, September 3, 1802
By William Wordsworth
Sep 29, 2019
Poem of the Day: Ark in the Field
By Joyce Peseroff
Sep 28, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Windhover
By Gerard Manley Hopkins (read by Hugh Schwartzberg)
Sep 26, 2019
Poem of the Day: Red Parade
By David Trinidad
Sep 25, 2019
Poem of the Day: Evidence
Sep 24, 2019
Poem of the Day: Liu Yung
By Billy Collins
Sep 23, 2019
Poem of the Day: Total Information Awareness
by John Beer
Sep 22, 2019
Poem of the Day: Will
By Trevino L. Brings Plenty
Sep 21, 2019
Poem of the Day: Mirror Image
by Jan Owen
Sep 20, 2019
Poem of the Day: Our Revels Now Are Ended
By William Shakespeare
Sep 19, 2019
Poem of the Day: Psalm Concerning the Castle
By Denise Levertov
Sep 18, 2019
Poem of the Day: Me
by Amrita Pritam
Sep 17, 2019
Poem of the Day: Agrippina the Younger, Age Thirteen
By Diana Arterian
Sep 16, 2019
Poem of the Day: La Petite Vie
By Allen Edwin Butt
Sep 15, 2019
Poem of the Day: Nomad Exquisite
by Wallace Stevens
Sep 14, 2019
Poem of the Day: A Rainy Country
By Linda Pastan
Sep 12, 2019
Poem of the Day: Photograph from September 11
by Wisława Szymborska (tr. by Clare Cavanagh and Stanislaw Baranczak)
Sep 11, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Last Time I Slept in This Bed
by Sara Peters
Sep 10, 2019
Poem of the Day: Bolero
By Gerald Stern
Sep 09, 2019
Poem of the Day: Adult Acne
By Elaine Kahn
Sep 08, 2019
Poem of the Day: Walking, Blues
By Jane Mead
Sep 07, 2019
Poem of the Day: Sonnet 17
By Pablo Neruda
Sep 06, 2019
Poem of the Day: Samurai Song
by Robert Pinsky
Sep 05, 2019
Poem of the Day: from "Reunions"
By Brooklyn Copeland
Sep 04, 2019
Poem of the Day: Sprung
By Charlie Smith
Sep 03, 2019
Poem of the Day: Love Song
by Mary Carolyn Davies
Sep 02, 2019
Poem of the Day: Poem for My Daughter
By Stephen Spender
Sep 01, 2019
Poem of the Day: Badly-chosen Lover
By Rosemary Tonks
Aug 31, 2019
Poem of the Day: Vestibule
By Chase Twichell
Aug 30, 2019
Poem of the Day: Women in Labor
by Mary Ruefle
Aug 29, 2019
Poem of the Day: History Lessons
By Sidney Wade
Aug 28, 2019
Poem of the Day: Mother/Child: Coda
Aug 27, 2019
Poem of the Day: Trouble with Math in a One-Room Country School
By Jane Kenyon
Aug 26, 2019
Poem of the Day: Jim Trueblood: Father of the Year
by Douglas Kearney
Aug 25, 2019
Poem of the Day: The People of the Other Village
by Thomas Lux
Aug 24, 2019
Poem of the Day: The President Flies Over
By Patricia Smith
Aug 23, 2019
Poem of the Day: Before the Wind
By Kathleen Jamie
Aug 22, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Poet Asks Forgiveness
by Fay Zwicky
Aug 21, 2019
Poem of the Day: A Late History
By Weldon Kees
Aug 20, 2019
Poem of the Day: Family
By Josephine Miles
Aug 19, 2019
Poem of the Day: A Fable
by Anna Maria Hong
Aug 18, 2019
Poem of the Day: Four Haiku
by Kris Hemensley
Aug 17, 2019
Poem of the Day: Barking
By Jim Harrison
Aug 16, 2019
Poem of the Day: Mushrooms
by Laura Kasischke
Aug 15, 2019
Poem of the Day: Rondeau
by Laura Kasischke
Aug 14, 2019
Poem of the Day: Sir Gawaine and the Green Knight
by Yvor Winters
Aug 13, 2019
Poem of the Day: Mysteries of Afternoon and Evening
By Rachel Sherwood
Aug 11, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Little Flowers
Aug 10, 2019
Poem of the Day: from "Akiba"
by Muriel Rukeyser
Aug 09, 2019
Poem of the Day: And a Lie
by Hannah Sanghee Park
Aug 08, 2019
Poem of the Day: On the Metro
By C. K. Williams
Aug 07, 2019
Poem of the Day: In Memory of the Utah Stars
By William Matthews
Aug 06, 2019
Poem of the Day: A Cedary Fragrance
By Jane Hirshfield
Aug 05, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Big Loser
By Max Ritvo
Aug 04, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Beach in August
By Weldon Kees
Aug 03, 2019
Poem of the Day: That's My Heart Right There
Aug 02, 2019
Poem of the Day: Chain of Women
Aug 01, 2019
Poem of the Day: All You Did
by Kay Ryan
Jul 31, 2019
Poem of the Day: Mingus at the Showplace
by William Matthews
Jul 30, 2019
Poem of the Day: Still Water
By Patricia Fargnoli
Jul 29, 2019
Poem of the Day: Imagined Room
By Barbara Guest
Jul 28, 2019
Poem of the Day: Every Day a Shiny Bright New Day
by Maureen McLane
Jul 27, 2019
Poem of the Day: CAMH (On Sight)
by Douglas Kearney
Jul 26, 2019
Poem of the Day: [as freedom is a breakfastfood]
By E.E. Cummings
Jul 25, 2019
Poem of the Day: Prodigy
By Charles Simic
Jul 24, 2019
Poem of the Day: original [sin]
By Alison C. Rollins
Jul 23, 2019
Poem of the Day: Just Sepia
By Micah Ballard
Jul 22, 2019
Poem of the Day: Psalm (3)
By Mark Jarman
Jul 21, 2019
Poem of the Day: Your Other Heart
by Natalie Shapero
Jul 20, 2019
Poem of the Day: from “In Our Own Backyard”
by Norma Cole
Jul 19, 2019
Poem of the Day: fire
By Nick Flynn
Jul 18, 2019
Poem of the Day: Report to Crazy Horse
Jul 17, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Last Man
By Eleanor Wilner
Jul 16, 2019
Poem of the Day: Tonight
Agha Shahid Ali (read by Michael Stuhlbarg)
Jul 15, 2019
Poem of the Day: Nursery
By Kiki Petrosino
Jul 14, 2019
Poem of the Day: Butter
By Andrea Cohen
Jul 13, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Rolling Saint
By Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Jul 12, 2019
Poem of the Day: A Story about Chicken Soup
by Louis Simpson
Jul 09, 2019
Poem of the Day: Exercise 8
By Catherine Wagner
Jul 07, 2019
Poem of the Day: Family Dollar
By Hannah Brooks-Motl
Jul 06, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Definition of Love
by Andrew Marvell
Jul 05, 2019
Poem of the Day: In Black
By Joyce Sutphen
Jul 04, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Circus ["I remember when I wrote 'The Circus'"]
Jul 03, 2019
Poem of the Day: Prayer for a Bamboo-Flowering Famine
By Karen An-Hwei Lee
Jul 02, 2019
Poem of the Day: Watching It Happen
By Elaine Kahn
Jul 01, 2019
Poem of the Day: Landscape Made from Egg and Sperm
By Sandra Simonds
Jun 30, 2019
Poem of the Day: $$$Expensive Magic$$$
by Cedar Sigo
Jun 29, 2019
Poem of the Day: Little Map
By Jean Valentine
Jun 28, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Magic of Numbers
By Kenneth Koch
Jun 27, 2019
Poem of the Day: Without Warning
By Sarah Lindsay
Jun 26, 2019
Poem of the Day: Sonnet 106: When in the chronicle of wasted time
By William Shakespeare
Jun 25, 2019
Poem of the Day: Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence
by Matthew Rohrer
Jun 24, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Missing Poem
By Mark Halliday
Jun 23, 2019
Poem of the Day: Contexts
By Paul Monette
Jun 22, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Comb-Bearers
By Daniel Mark Epstein
Jun 21, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Annunciation
By Samuel Menashe
Jun 20, 2019
Poem of the Day: Twelve Twelve Twelve
By Aimee Nezhukumatathil
Jun 19, 2019
Poem of the Day: How Much?
By Carl Sandburg
Jun 18, 2019
Poem of the Day: April Snow
By Matthew Zapruder
Jun 17, 2019
Poem of the Day: Pedestrian
Jun 16, 2019
Poem of the Day: For the Taking
By Sophie Cabot Black
Jun 15, 2019
Poem of the Day: [Murmurs from the earth of this land]
by Muriel Rukeyser
Jun 14, 2019
Poem of the Day: Forgetfullness
By Billy Collins
Jun 13, 2019
Poem of the Day: Captain Lovell, ["My eyes are shaky and glimmer like the stars"]
By Gabrielle Calvocoressi
Jun 12, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Geese
By Jane Mead
Jun 11, 2019
Poem of the Day: Sonnets to Morpheus ["I know kung fu"]
by John Beer
Jun 10, 2019
Poem of the Day: Quite Frankly
By Mark Halliday
Jun 09, 2019
Poem of the Day: Job Application
By Meryn Cadell
Jun 08, 2019
Poem of the Day: What It Sounds Like
By Forrest Gander
Jun 07, 2019
Poem of the Day: Linens
By Kay Ryan
Jun 06, 2019
Poem of the Day: Observer
by Nate Klug
Jun 05, 2019
Poem of the Day: New Yorkers
By Edward Field
Jun 04, 2019
Poem of the Day: Mine eyes have seen the glory of...
Jun 03, 2019
Poem of the Day: Salvation
By Stephen Dunn
Jun 01, 2019
Poem of the Day: After the Angelectomy
By Alice Fulton
May 31, 2019
Poem of the Day: Convolvulus
by Helen Dunmore
May 30, 2019
Poem of the Day: White Buttons
By Mary Ruefle
May 29, 2019
Poem of the Day: When I Am With You
By Robert Bly
May 28, 2019
Poem of the Day: Hollow Boom Soft Chime: The Thai Elephant Orchestra
By Sarah Lindsay
May 27, 2019
Poem of the Day: As I Cross the Heliopause at Midnight, I Think of My Mission
By Matthew Zapruder
May 26, 2019
Poem of the Day: Domestic Violence
By Roger Reeves
May 25, 2019
Poem of the Day: The Dream of Lacquer Box
By Kimiko Hahn
May 23, 2019
Poem of the Day: In This Order
by Laura Kasischke
May 22, 2019
Poem of the Day: Song Beside the Barn Wall
By Alice Templeton
May 21, 2019
Poem of the Day: Every Hard Rapper’s Father Ever: Father of the Year
by Douglas Kearney
May 20, 2019
Poem of the Day: poem in praise of menstruation
By Lucille Clifton
May 19, 2019
Poem of the Day: Blues for Dante Alighieri
By Kim Addonizio
May 18, 2019
Poem of the Day: John Altoon
by Cedar Sigo
May 17, 2019
Poem of the Day: Thai Silk
By Alexander Theroux
May 16, 2019
Poem of the Day: Eros Turannos
by Edwin Arlington Robinson
May 15, 2019
Poem of the Day: Ghost of a Trance
by Nathaniel Mackey
May 14, 2019
Poem of the Day: Life Story
By Tennessee Williams
May 13, 2019
Poem of the Day: The History of Mothers of Sons