Audio Poem of the Day

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Poem of the Day: Paradise after Giovanni di Paolo

December 16th, 2018

By Samuel Menashe

Poem of the Day: The Stick

December 15th, 2018

<p>By Mark Waldron</p>

Poem of the Day: Such Simple Love

December 14th, 2018

<p>By Thomas McGrath</p>

Poem of the Day: Moon

December 13th, 2018

By Kathleen Jamie

Poem of the Day: Cabin

December 12th, 2018

<p>By Anne Waldman</p>

Poem of the Day: Flowers from a New Love after the Divorce

December 11th, 2018

<p>By Paisley Rekdal</p>

Poem of the Day: A Gift for You

December 10th, 2018

By Eileen Myles

Poem of the Day: [Let Us Gather in a Flourishing Way]

December 9th, 2018

<p>by Juan Felipe Herrera</p>

Poem of the Day: Love (III)

December 8th, 2018

by George Herbert (read by Forrest Gander)

Poem of the Day: Misgivings

December 7th, 2018

<p>By William Matthews</p>

Poem of the Day: Crown

December 6th, 2018

<p>By Kay Ryan</p>

Poem of the Day: ABC Plus E: Cosmic Aloneness Is the Bride of Existence

December 5th, 2018

By Mary Jo Bang

Poem of the Day: Beautiful Woman

December 4th, 2018

<p>By&nbsp;A. R. Ammons</p>

Poem of the Day: My Fathers, Coming and Going

December 3rd, 2018

<p>By George Szirtes</p>

Poem of the Day: Summer Garden

December 2nd, 2018

by Louise Gl&uuml;ck

Poem of the Day: An Old Story

December 1st, 2018

<p>By Tracy K. Smith</p>

Poem of the Day: Memorial Day

November 30th, 2018

<p>By Sunnylyn Thibodeaux</p>

Poem of the Day: Hutch

November 29th, 2018

By Atsuro Riley

Poem of the Day: There She Is

November 28th, 2018

By Linda Gregg

Poem of the Day: On Reflection

November 27th, 2018

<p>By Randall Horton</p>

Poem of the Day: Stanza

November 26th, 2018

By Tom&aacute;s Q. Mor&iacute;n

Poem of the Day: Rehearsal

November 25th, 2018

by Sara Peters

Poem of the Day: Poem for My Daughter

November 24th, 2018

<p>By&nbsp;Stephen Spender</p>

Poem of the Day: Shaved Head

November 23rd, 2018

<p>by John Hennessy</p>

Poem of the Day: Clear Night

November 22nd, 2018

<p>by Charles Wright</p>

Poem of the Day: National Park

November 21st, 2018

<p>By Fady Joudah</p>

Poem of the Day: Becoming Anne Bradstreet

November 20th, 2018

<p>By Eavan Boland</p>

Poem of the Day: A Kind of Headless Guilt Emerges

November 19th, 2018

<p>By Ana Božičević</p>

Poem of the Day: The Portrait

November 18th, 2018

by Edith Sodergran

Poem of the Day: The Colonel

November 17th, 2018

<p>By Carloyn Forch&eacute;</p>

Poem of the Day: Buddy Caesar and his Starlighters

November 16th, 2018

<p>by W. S. Di Piero (read by Michael Stuhlbarg)</p>

Poem of the Day: No People in It

November 15th, 2018

<p>By Emily Skillings</p>

Poem of the Day: After the Angelectomy

November 14th, 2018

<p>By Alice Fulton</p>

Poem of the Day: And Day Brought Back My Night

November 13th, 2018

<p>by Geoffrey Brock</p>

Poem of the Day: Afternoon Walk: The Sea Ranch

November 12th, 2018

<p>by Sandra Gilbert</p>

Poem of the Day: The Last Time I Slept in This Bed

November 11th, 2018

by Sara Peters

Poem of the Day: The Friends of Heraclitus

November 10th, 2018

<p>By Charles Simic</p>

Poem of the Day: Ararat

November 9th, 2018

By Mark Doty

Poem of the Day: Gracious Living 'Tara'

November 8th, 2018

<p>By Tom Raworth</p>

Poem of the Day: End Grain

November 7th, 2018

By Matthew Nienow

Poem of the Day: The Mission

November 6th, 2018

<p>By Kevin Young</p>

Poem of the Day: Dancing with Strom

November 5th, 2018

Poem of the Day: My Mother Contemplating Her Gun

November 4th, 2018

<p>by Nick Flynn</p>

Poem of the Day: On What Planet

November 3rd, 2018

<p>By Kenneth Rexroth</p>

Poem of the Day: The Truth is Concrete

November 2nd, 2018

<p>By Katie Peterson</p>

Poem of the Day: Speculations about "I"

November 1st, 2018

<p>by Toi Derricotte</p>

Poem of the Day: Men at Forty

October 31st, 2018

<p>By Donald Justice</p>

Poem of the Day: Free Radical

October 30th, 2018

<p>By Alison C. Rollins</p>

Poem of the Day: Barking

October 29th, 2018

<p>By Jim Harrison</p>

Poem of the Day: Sweeping the States

October 28th, 2018

<p>by Jacob Saenz</p>

Poem of the Day: Still Life

October 27th, 2018

By Kathy Nilsson

Poem of the Day: Filming the Doomsday Clock

October 26th, 2018

<p>By Mary Jo Bang</p>

Poem of the Day: Mom Betty Addresses the Nature of Proportion

October 25th, 2018

<p>By Eileen R. Tabios</p>

Poem of the Day: Lime

October 24th, 2018

<p>By Yusef Komunyakaa</p>

Poem of the Day: Conversation 23: On Cause

October 23rd, 2018

<p>by Rosmarie Waldrop</p>

Poem of the Day: [I have become wealthy in a foreign land]

October 22nd, 2018

<p>By Johannes G&ouml;ransson</p>

Poem of the Day: Reunion

October 21st, 2018

<p>By Charles Wright</p>

Poem of the Day: Small Moth

October 20th, 2018

By Sarah Lindsay

Poem of the Day: God's Grandeur

October 19th, 2018

<p>By Gerard Manley Hopkins (read by Hugh Schwartzberg)</p>

Poem of the Day: Landscape Made from Egg and Sperm

October 18th, 2018

By Sandra Simonds

Poem of the Day: The truth about Palmerston North

October 17th, 2018

<p>By Tim Upperton</p>

Poem of the Day: Saguaros

October 16th, 2018

<p>By Javier Zamora</p>

Poem of the Day: Hoffnung

October 15th, 2018

by Amy Gerstler

Poem of the Day: Our Side of the Creek

October 14th, 2018

<p>By Yusef Komunyakaa</p>

Poem of the Day: The Good

October 13th, 2018

Poem of the Day: Giving Directions to McDonalds

October 12th, 2018

<p>by Kris Hemensley</p>

Poem of the Day: Goats

October 11th, 2018

by Eugenio de Andrade

Poem of the Day: my dream about time

October 10th, 2018

<p>by Lucille Clifton</p>

Poem of the Day: El Tigre Market

October 9th, 2018

<p>By Juan Delgado</p>

Poem of the Day: Courtship

October 8th, 2018

<p>By Talvikki Ansel</p>

Poem of the Day: from "Field Notes"

October 7th, 2018

By Brooklyn Copeland

Poem of the Day: Invocation to Convince a Baby Already Twelve Days Overdue to Come Out

October 6th, 2018

<p>By Jeanne Murray Walker</p>

Poem of the Day: After All Have Gone

October 5th, 2018

<p>By Mai Der Vang</p>

Poem of the Day: The Icehouse in Summer

October 4th, 2018

<p>By Howard Nemerov</p>

Poem of the Day: The Walrus and the Carpenter

October 3rd, 2018

By Lewis Carroll

Poem of the Day: Visions at 74

October 2nd, 2018

By Frank Bidart

Poem of the Day: The Storm-struck Tree

October 1st, 2018

by Jessica Greenbaum

Poem of the Day: How to Spend a Birthday

September 30th, 2018

<p>By Lee Herrick</p>

Poem of the Day: Ulysses

September 29th, 2018

By Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Poem of the Day: The Truth

September 28th, 2018

By Tim Dlugos

Poem of the Day: ROYGBIV

September 27th, 2018

By Fred D'Aguiar

Poem of the Day: For Piano and Strings

September 26th, 2018

<p>By Jody Gladding</p>

Poem of the Day: Waterlily Fire

September 25th, 2018

<p>by Muriel Rukeyser</p>

Poem of the Day: Elsewhere Mon Amour

September 24th, 2018

<p>by Nick Flynn</p>

Poem of the Day: Eagle Poem

September 23rd, 2018

<p>By Joy Harjo</p>

Poem of the Day: Goodwill, Buffalo, NY

September 22nd, 2018

<p>By Kimberly Lyons</p>

Poem of the Day: Buy a Chimney Cap, I Think, Then

September 21st, 2018

<p>by David Swerdlow (read by Ken Marks)</p>

Poem of the Day: All Kinds of Fires Inside Our Heads

September 20th, 2018

<p>By Nikki Wallschlaeger</p>

Poem of the Day: Hardware

September 19th, 2018

By Averill Curdy

Poem of the Day: Rosary (Prayer One)

September 18th, 2018

<p>By J. Michael Martinez</p>

Poem of the Day: Déjà Vu

September 17th, 2018

<p>By Carmen Gim&eacute;nez Smith</p>

Poem of the Day: Eventual Horizon

September 16th, 2018

<p>by Mark Tardi</p>

Poem of the Day: “A furnace in my father’s voice; I prayed for the coal stove’s”

September 15th, 2018

By Ishion Hutchinson

Poem of the Day: Coco(nut)

September 14th, 2018

<p>By Mahogany L. Browne</p>

Poem of the Day: Two Guardians

September 13th, 2018

<p>By Roberto Tejada</p>

Poem of the Day: The Halls

September 12th, 2018

<p>By Mark Halliday</p>

Poem of the Day: Letter to My Father

September 11th, 2018

<p>By Mart&iacute;n Espada</p>

Poem of the Day: Story

September 10th, 2018

Poem of the Day: The Watchman of Ephraim

September 9th, 2018

By Paul Hoover
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