Poem-a-Day

9/16/2021
10 : 14

"Year of the Rat, Full Moon in Aries, and Coltrane Plays" by Andrea Blancas Beltran

Blues to You. I have folded / my sorrows Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 16, 2021 Year of the Rat, Full Moon in Aries, and Coltrane Plays Andrea Blancas Beltran Blues to You. I
9/15/2021
13 : 56

"The Disappeared" by Cecilia Vicuña, translated by Rosa Alcalá

I heard it said, / “Evil was invented Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 15, 2021 The Disappeared Cecilia Vicuña translated by Rosa Alcalá To bear another, to be a pair To be torn
9/14/2021
20 : 34

Hispanic Heritage Month, Announcing the 2021 Poetry Coalition Fellows, and more

Support Poets.org September 14, 2021 Hispanic Heritage Month Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these poems and more from Poets.org: “Ode to the Head Nod” by Elizabeth Acevedo “In a Neighborhood in
9/14/2021
10 : 14

"We Were" by Anna Maria Hong

churned to agitation. We fastened a cloak round Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 14, 2021 We Were Anna Maria Hong churned to agitation. We fastened a cloak round the nape of
9/13/2021
10 : 14

"The Only Emperor" by David Shapiro

The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream. Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 13, 2021 The Only Emperor David Shapiro The only emperor is the emperor of ice cream. The only
9/12/2021
10 : 14

"[Know thou well this world its state...]" by Khushal Khan Khattak, translated by C. E. Biddulph

Know thou well this world its state, what is, is; what is not, is not: Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 12, 2021 [Know thou well this world its state...] Khushal Khan Khattak
9/11/2021
10 : 14

"Rulers" by Fenton Johnson

It is said that many a king in troubled Europe would sell his crown Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 11, 2021 Rulers Fenton Johnson It is said that many a king in troubled Europe
9/10/2021
10 : 24

"The Pu Pu Platter Appetizer" by Hoa Nguyen

Treat food in the urban suburb Chinese Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 10, 2021 The Pu Pu Platter Appetizer Hoa Nguyen Treat food in the urban suburb Chinese sticky ribs fried
9/9/2021
10 : 4

"For Henry’s Bar" by Joseph Rios

I'm on an errand to find my grandpa. I'm ten Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 9, 2021 For Henry's Bar Joseph Rios I'm on an errand to find my grandpa. I'm ten
9/8/2021
10 : 4

"The Butcher’s Fifth Quarter" by Farid Matuk

if the story reached / cemeteries' poor sides Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 8, 2021 The Butcher's Fifth Quarter Farid Matuk if the story reached cemeteries' poor
9/7/2021
21 : 4

Poems for the New School Year, 2021 University & College Poetry Prize Winners, and more

Support Poets.org September 7, 2021 Poems for the New School Year As fall nears, many students and teachers are preparing for a new school year. Read this collection poems for the occasion from Poets.
9/7/2021
10 : 14

"Night Festival" by Roberto Tejada

To reach the night festivities I press against the celebrants Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 7, 2021 Night Festival Roberto Tejada To reach the night festivities I press
9/6/2021
10 : 14

"NN3" by Victoria Guerrero, translated by Anastatia and Honora Spicer

speak? / will poetry speak? Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 6, 2021 NN3 Victoria Guerrero translated by Anastatia Spicer and Honora Spicer speak? will poetry speak? I want to
9/5/2021
10 : 4

"French Leave" by Claude McKay

No servile little fear shall daunt my will Poem-a-Day is reader-supported. Your gift today will help the Academy of American Poets continue to publish the work of 260 poets each year, and share this
9/4/2021
10 : 14

"The Office Building" by Helen Hoyt

We kissed there in the stone entrance, Poem-a-Day is reader-supported. Your gift today will help the Academy of American Poets continue to publish the work of 260 poets each year, and share this series
9/3/2021
10 : 14

"Margo" by Fanny Howe

Can she be planted where the corner of the garden's rocks are down? Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 3, 2021 Margo Fanny Howe Can she be planted where the corner of the
9/2/2021
10 : 14

"Audience" by Rachel Levitsky

I don't know anything about the structure of rocks. Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 2, 2021 Audience Rachel Levitsky for Becca I don't know anything about the structure
9/1/2021
10 : 14

"What I really want to know is how rough, Melissa," by TC Tolbert

the leaves below the shredded cup of the Aster's Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day September 1, 2021 What I really want to know is how rough, Melissa, TC Tolbert the leaves below the
8/31/2021
15 : 4

Poems for Labor Day, Empowering Students Through Poetry, Energy in All Directions, and more

Support Poets.org August 31, 2021 Poems for Labor Day Read this collection of poems from Poets.org for Labor Day weekend: “I Want the Wide American Earth” by Carlos Bulosan “the shoes” by Wo Chan “Once
8/31/2021
10 : 14

"A Word" by Catalina Cariaga

At this very point in time / was the word. Facebook Twitter Instagram Support Poem-a-Day August 31, 2021 A Word Catalina Cariaga Deb Haaland, a member of New Mexico's Laguna Pueblo, has become the