Audio Poem of the Day

By Poetry Foundation

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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
You Cannot Stand Against Giant Baba
00:02:21

By W. Todd Kaneko

Oct 02, 2022
Eighth Sky
00:01:12

By Michael Palmer

Oct 01, 2022
The Amaranth
00:01:12

by Matthew Rohrer

Sep 30, 2022
Reading Starlight with One Eye like Creeley
00:00:52

by CA Conrad

Sep 29, 2022
Mumblety-Peg
00:00:55

by Amy Beeder (read by Barbara Rosenblatt)

Sep 28, 2022
Myth
00:01:54

By Natasha Trethewey

Sep 27, 2022
Applesauce
00:01:29

By Ted Kooser

Sep 26, 2022
Trip to Delphi
00:03:16

By Alice Friman

Sep 25, 2022
Blues for Dante Alighieri
00:01:44

By Kim Addonizio

Sep 24, 2022
I’m Stepping Up in Singing Sandals, No Use For
00:01:04

By Bridget Talone

Sep 23, 2022
Study of Two Figures (Pasiphaë/Sado)
00:09:21

By Monica Youn

Sep 22, 2022
Blanche Bruce Does the Modernism
00:01:24

by Douglas Kearney

Sep 21, 2022
Captain Lovell, ["Shakey Eyes Horton had nystagmus too"]
00:01:22

By Gabrielle Calvocoressi

Sep 20, 2022
how many of us have them?
00:05:19

By Danez Smith

Sep 19, 2022
Somewhere Thuban is Fading
00:01:41

By Rosebud Ben-Oni

Sep 18, 2022
Chickamauga
00:01:16

By Charles Wright

Sep 17, 2022
Vestibule
00:00:55

By Chase Twichell

Sep 15, 2022
Song & Error
00:02:26

By Averill Curdy

Sep 14, 2022
The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (excerpt)
00:03:54

By Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Sep 13, 2022
Afternoon Walk: The Sea Ranch
00:01:35

by Sandra Gilbert

Sep 12, 2022
Our Side of the Creek
00:01:30

By Yusef Komunyakaa

Sep 11, 2022
Pedestrian
00:02:11
Sep 10, 2022
Irish Goodbye
00:02:25

By Kimberly Casey

Sep 09, 2022
The Big Loser
00:03:14

By Max Ritvo

Sep 08, 2022
You Know It As Spring
00:00:49
Sep 07, 2022
The Expatriates
00:02:21

By Anne Sexton

Sep 06, 2022
I'm an Avid Skier
00:01:50

By Jill Magi

Sep 05, 2022
Ode to Coffee / Oda al Café
00:01:27

By Urayoan Noel

Sep 04, 2022
Buy a Chimney Cap, I Think, Then
00:01:07

by David Swerdlow (read by Ken Marks)

Sep 03, 2022
Alone with the Goddess
00:01:15

By Linda Gregg

Sep 02, 2022
This Room
00:01:00

by John Ashbery

Sep 01, 2022
The Boom and After the Boom
00:01:52

By Alice Lyons

Aug 31, 2022
Monsters
00:01:00

by Dorothea Lasky

Aug 30, 2022
April Snow
00:01:15

By Matthew Zapruder

Aug 29, 2022
The Real Prayers Are Not the Words, But the Attention that Comes First
00:01:05

By Mary Oliver (read by Eliza Foss)

Aug 28, 2022
The Blue Stairs
00:02:33

By Barbara Guest

Aug 27, 2022
The Abracadabra Boys
00:01:30

By Carl Sandburg

Aug 26, 2022
Bolero
00:01:09

By Gerald Stern

Aug 25, 2022
Blanche Bruce Does the Modernism
00:01:24

by Douglas Kearney

Aug 24, 2022
The Thin Man Goes Home
00:02:26

By Kit Robinson

Aug 23, 2022
Lacing
00:03:43

By Tacey M. Atsitty

Aug 22, 2022
I saw this day coming
00:02:24

By Stacy Szymaszek

Aug 21, 2022
Jagged Winter Trail Designs
00:01:19

By Sy Hoahwah

Aug 20, 2022
Immigrant Blues
00:03:59

By Li-Young Lee

Aug 19, 2022
Little God Origami
00:01:06

by Stefi Weisburd

Aug 18, 2022
In the Basement of the Goodwill Store
00:01:37

By Ted Kooser

Aug 17, 2022
we acknowledge ourselves
00:08:36

By Allison Akootchook Warden

Aug 16, 2022
Elegy
00:01:07

By Rick Barot

Aug 15, 2022
The Burning Girl
00:02:31

By Mary Karr

Aug 14, 2022
Cinderblock
00:01:46

by Chase Twichell

Aug 13, 2022
Vow
00:01:43

By Diana Khoi Nguyen

Aug 12, 2022
Lines Written on a Nursery Wall
00:01:44

By Sandra Simonds

Aug 11, 2022
Drift-Raft
00:00:30

By Atsuro Riley

Aug 10, 2022
Sonnets to Morpheus ["I know kung fu"]
00:00:53

by John Beer

Aug 09, 2022
Hand-Embroidered Mourning Piece for Clara Elisabeth Kriebel, 1779
00:01:34

By Nance Van Winckel

Aug 08, 2022
After Ken Burns
00:01:57

By Laura Kasischke

Aug 07, 2022
The Same City
00:02:38
Aug 06, 2022
Prayer for a Bamboo-Flowering Famine
00:01:05

By Karen An-Hwei Lee

Aug 05, 2022
Grand Expensive Vista
00:02:51

By Andrew Hudgins

Aug 04, 2022
La Prima Victoria
00:00:45

By Idra Novey

Aug 03, 2022
Roses
00:00:47

By Marion McCready

Aug 02, 2022
The Jar
00:01:33

by A.F. Moritz (read by Michael Stuhlbarg)

Aug 01, 2022
Futility in Key West
00:01:07

By Mark Strand

Jul 31, 2022
Lazy
00:01:25

by David Yezzi

Jul 30, 2022
Then the War
00:01:40

By Carl Phillips

Jul 29, 2022
Shell
00:00:52

By Harriet Brown

Jul 28, 2022
If I Told Him, A Completed Portrait of Picasso
00:03:42

By Gertrude Stein

Jul 27, 2022
my dream about time
00:00:30

by Lucille Clifton

Jul 26, 2022
The Avenues
00:02:49

By David St. John

Jul 25, 2022
Tea at the Palaz of Hoon
00:00:59

by Wallace Stevens (read by Quraysh Ali Lansana)

Jul 24, 2022
Domestic Violence
00:18:17

By Roger Reeves

Jul 23, 2022
A Version of Alcman’s (fl. 630 BCE) “Sleep” poem . . .
00:00:29

by John Kinsella

Jul 22, 2022
Photo of a Girl on a Beach
00:01:07

By Carmen Giménez Smith

Jul 21, 2022
Letter to My Father
00:05:42

By Martín Espada

Jul 20, 2022
Pedestrian
00:02:11
Jul 19, 2022
Mandela
00:03:13

By Thomas Sayers Ellis

Jul 18, 2022
From "Junk" ["Wherever we go, needs feed and I find it harder and harder"]
00:04:15

By Tommy Pico

Jul 17, 2022
The Dream of a Fire Engine
00:00:39

By Kimiko Hahn

Jul 16, 2022
The Journey
00:03:08

By Yvor Winters

Jul 05, 2022
América
00:03:25

By Sarah María Medina

Jul 04, 2022
Bluebird
00:01:28

By Joyce Peseroff

Jul 03, 2022
The Canonization
00:01:04

By Jay Hopler

Jul 02, 2022
On the Subject of Doctors
00:01:27

by James Tate

Jul 01, 2022
Hummingbirds
00:00:57

by Yvonne Murphy

Jun 30, 2022
Permanent Press
00:01:28

By Alice Friman

Jun 28, 2022
Edgar Allan Poe Is Reached at the Baltimore Harbor by the Shadows That Pursue Him
00:04:54

By Fernando Valverde

Jun 27, 2022
Be More Like Björk
00:01:28

By Camille Guthrie

Jun 26, 2022
Ode to the Tiniest Dessert Spoon in All Creation
00:03:13

By Karen An-hwei Lee

Jun 25, 2022
Anagrammer
00:01:52

By Peter Pereira

Jun 24, 2022
Prologue—And Then She Owns You
00:02:51

By Patricia Smith

Jun 23, 2022
A Worldly Country
00:02:10

by John Ashbery

Jun 22, 2022
Belonging as Consequence: On Poetry
00:01:22

By Prageeta Sharma

Jun 21, 2022
ABC for Refugees
00:01:27

By Monica Sok

Jun 20, 2022
New Endymion
00:02:23

By W. S. Di Piero

Jun 19, 2022
Figure
00:00:59

By Josephine Miles

Jun 18, 2022
Structure of Rime XXVIII: In Memoriam Wallace Stevens
00:02:57

By Robert Duncan

Jun 17, 2022
Dawn of Man
00:02:05

By Max Ritvo

Jun 16, 2022
Memorandum
00:01:03

By W.S. Merwin

Jun 15, 2022
Violence on the Internet
00:01:28

By S.J. Fowler

Jun 14, 2022