Audio Poem of the Day

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By: Poetry Foundation

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

Held in the Arms of St. Francis & the Virgin
#443
Yesterday at 5:00 PM

By Jasmine Gibson


This Most Perfect Hill
#442
Last Sunday at 5:00 PM

by Lisa Jarnot


Queerodactyl
#441
Last Saturday at 5:00 PM

By Roy G. Guzm√°n


My Last Duchess
#440
Last Friday at 5:00 PM


At the Un-national Monument along the Canadian Border
#439
Last Thursday at 5:00 PM


To Judgment: An Assay
#438
Last Wednesday at 5:00 PM

By Jane Hirshfield


To You
#437
04/13/2021


Death
#436
04/12/2021

By Donald Revell


In the Basement of the Goodwill Store
#435
04/10/2021

By Ted Kooser


Essay on Craft
#434
04/09/2021

By Ocean Vuong


Chatty Cathy Villanelle
#433
04/08/2021

by David Trinidad


Rhapsody
#432
04/07/2021

By David St. John


The Impossible Replication of Desire
#431
04/06/2021

By Lee Herrick


Here
#430
04/05/2021

by Samuel Menashe (read by Quraysh Ali Lansana)


My Species
#429
04/04/2021

By Jane Hirshfield


The Obsoletion of a Language
#428
04/03/2021

By Kay Ryan


Reverie in Open Air
#427
04/02/2021

By Rita Dove


Ye Elves of Hills, Brooks, Standing Lakes and Groves
#426
04/01/2021

By William Shakespeare


Soften and Melt
#425
03/31/2021

By Alicia Ostriker


In the Basement of the Goodwill Store
#424
03/30/2021

By Ted Kooser


P R N D
#423
03/29/2021

By Tyrone Williams


When I Heard the Learn'd Astronomer
#422
03/28/2021

by Walt Whitman


Theories of Time and Space
#421
03/27/2021

By Natasha Trethewey


Sunlight
#420
03/26/2021


During Wind and Rain
#419
03/25/2021

By Thomas Hardy (read by Michael Stuhlbarg)


A Pedestrian
#418
03/24/2021

by Amit Majmudar


Bath
#417
03/23/2021

by Stuart Dybek


Blandeur
#416
03/22/2021

By Kay Ryan


The Red Sea
#415
03/21/2021

By Stephen Edgar


To Arielle and the Moon
#414
03/20/2021

By David Trinidad


Late Melt
#413
03/19/2021

By Melissa Broder


Life of Savage
#412
03/18/2021

By Vijay Seshadri


Misgivings
#411
03/17/2021

By William Matthews


Sleep
#410
03/16/2021

By Samuel Menashe


Postlude
#409
03/15/2021

By William Carlos Williams


Staying Power
#408
03/14/2021

By Jeanne Murray Walker


Roadrunner
#407
03/13/2021

By André Naffis-Sahely


The Murder of William Remington
#406
03/09/2021

By Howard Nemerov


Song of a Hopeful Heart
#405
03/08/2021

By Dorothy Parker


Lacing
#404
03/07/2021

By Tacey M. Atsitty