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A poem a day for National Poetry Month, a poem a week after.

OCTOBER 2017

9.4 VIOLENCE – Nicole Sealey

SEPTEMBER 2017

9.20 THE SIN OF PRIDE – John Kothe
9.13 HEAR THE LIGHT – Geffrey Davis

AUGUST 2017

8.24 WHITE PEACHES – Leslie Adrianne Miller
8.16 WHEN WE SAY KNUCKLE DOWN WE MEAN – Todd Boss
8.9 GRIEVERS – Stanley Plumly
8.2 OTHER LIVES AND DIMENSIONS AND FINALLY A LOVE POEM – Bob Hicock

JULY 2017

7.26 RASPBERRIES – Kate Clanchy
7.20 800 DAYS: LIBATION – Tiana Clark
7.12 SUMMER SOLSTICE – Stacie Cassarino

JUNE 2017

6.21 THE LOST PILOT – James Tate
6.14 LINEAGE IS ITS OWN RELIGION – Jennifer Milliteo
6.7 THE EXPERIMENT – Idra Novey

MAY 2017

5.31 THIS IS THE CLEARING I ONCE SPOKE OF – Leroi Jones
5.24 POEM WITHOUT ANGEL FOOD – C. D. Wright
5.17 SOLVE FOR X – Oliver de la Paz
5.10 THE GOD OF NOTHINGNESS – Mark Wanderlich
5.3 TRAIN – Jennifer Snyder

APRIL 2017

4.30 THEY ATE THE BULBS OF TULIPS – Mark Wagenaar
4.29 IT IS BEAUTIFUL – Sara Wallace
4.28 YOUR BODY MADE HEAVY WITH GIN – Jericho Brown
4.27 NATURE – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
4.26 HARMONY IN THE BOUDIOR – Mark Strand
4.25 THE SHELTERED GARDEN – H.D.
4.24 MICHAEL ROBARTES AND THE DANCER – William Butler Yeats
4.23 SUBWAY PSALM – Alden Nowlan
4.22 THE ELEGANT TONGUE – Terrance Hayes
4.21 ON KINDNESS – Aracelis Girmay
4.20 THE PROBLEM – Stephen Dunn
4.19 AUBADE: SOME PEACHES, AFTER A STORM – Carl Phillips
4.18 THE UNFORGIVEN  – Russel Edson
4.17 POEM – Matthew Rohrer
4.16 LAST SUPPER – Charles Wright
4.15 THAT FALLING – Jane Hirshfield
4.14 THIS HOUR – Saskia Hamilton
4.13 DAMSON – Seamus Heaney
4.12 STOLEN MOMENTS – Kim Addonizio
4.11 SONNET VI – Elizabeth Barrett Browning
4.10 WILD GEESE – Mary Oliver
4.9 IN THE DARK AGAIN – Sara Nicholson
4.8 NIGHT – Gerald Stern
4.7 SLEEPING FACES – Robert Bly
4.6 IMMIGRANT HAIBUN – Ocean Vuong
4.5 RESONANCE – Ruth Stone
4.4 THE SHIPFITTER’S WIFE – Dorianne Lux
4.3 I WATCH HER EAT THE APPLE – Natalie Diaz
4.2 SOME TOMBS HANG OPEN – Kathleen Kilcup
4.1 PREFACE TO LEAVES OF GRASS – Walt Witman
MARCH 2017

3.29 UNFINISHED DUET – Richard Siken
3.22 AS PLANNED – Frank O’Hara
3.15 BLUEST PART OF YOU – Bob Schofield
3.8 BOOK OF STATUES – Richie Hoffman
3.1 FLOAT: A SWIMMING LESSON IN THE VOICE OF MY FATHER – Julian Randall
FEBRUARY 2017

2.22 CROWS, TOO, HAVE A MEANS OF PURRING – Anthony Madrid
2.15 DIARY EXCERPT – Simone Weil
2.8 FOUR POEMS – Elizabeth Bishop

JANUARY 2017

1.31 THURSDAY – Jordan Stempleman
1.25 MASTER FILM – Solmaz Sharif
1.18 IT HAS KIND OF KILLED ME – Anne Boyer
1.11 NIGHTS AND DAYS – Adrienne Rich
1.4 MY DEAR – Gerald Stern

DECEMBER 2016

12.21 SORRY – Eileen Myles
12.14 ACTUALLY VERY SIMPLE – Jay Deshpande
12.7 DEER AT TWILIGHT – Paula Bohince

NOVEMBER 2016

11.30 MORNING POEM – Robin Becker
11.23 FIRST THANKSGIVING – Sharon Olds
11.17 MEDITATION AT LAGUNITAS – Robert Hass
11.2 FROM DEAF REPUBLIC: 1– Ilya Kaminsky

OCTOBER 2016

10.26 OCTOBER – Louise Glück
10.19 AFTER AN ABSENCE – Linda Pastan
10.12 THE FORGOTTEN DIALECT OF THE HEART – Jack Gilbert
10.5 HARMONY – Aaron Fagan

SEPTEMBER 2016

9.28 BECAUSE GOING NOWHERE TAKES A LONG TIME – Kenneth Patchen
9.21 WAYS OF REBELLING – Nathalie Handal
9.14 NEW PERSONAL POEM – Ted Berrigan
9.7 SYBIL – Seamus Heaney

AUGUST 2016

8.31 SHARKS IN THE RIVERS – Ada Limón
8.24 ONE OF THE EVENINGS – James Richardson
8.17 TO PRESS THE AIR, TO BLESS THE SILHOUETE – Blas Falconer
8.10 AMERICA TALKS TO ME LIKE A MOTHER – Catie Rosemurgy
8.3 FOR GRACE, AFTER A PARTY – Frank O’Hara

JULY 2016

7.27 OMEN – Joseph Campana
7.20 THE WAY ONE ANIMAL TRUSTS ANOTHER – Carl Phillips
7.13 THE HEART IS NOT A DOOR – Matthew Zapruder
7.6 ACROSS A GREAT WILDERNESS WITHOUT YOU – Keetje Kuipers

JUNE 2016

6.29 THEME SONG – Wendy Xu
6.22 [THE INCOMPRESSIBLE SHUFFLES INTO PLACE] – Kari Edwards
6.15 I AM THE PERENNIAL HEAD OF THIS ONE-PERSON SUBCUTANEOUS WRECKING CREW – Danielle Blau
6.8 THE PROBLEM WITH ME (BEGINNING WITH ABU GHRAIB) IS THE PROBLEM WITH YOU (ENDING WHERE THE EARTH’S SURFACE APPEARS TO MEET THE SKY) – Hayan Charara
6.1 HER LAST AUGUST – Sharon Olds

MAY 2016

5.25 THE BUNNY GIVES US A LESSON IN ETERNITY – Mary Reufle
5.18 FOUR SONGS – Joy Harjo
5.11 TAKE IT EASY – Rickey Laurentiis
5.4 HUNTER – Philip B. Williams

APRIL 2016

4.30 MORE RELUCTANT – John Ashbery
4.29 TONIGHT, IN OAKLAND – Danez Smith
4.28 ON EARTH WE’RE BRIEFLY GORGEOUS – Ocean Vuong
4.27 AUBADE – Patrick Phillips
4.26 UNFORCED ERROR – Meghan O’Rourke
4.25 COFFIN FOR HEAD OF STATE  – Terrance Hayes
4.24 A SWARM OF DAWNS,  A FLOCK OF RESTLESS NOONS – Robert Hass
4.23 GRIEF WORK – Natalie Diaz
4.22 SEPARATION (and) WHAT THE LIVING DO – Marie Howe
4.21 A LITTLE MUSTARD, SIDE OF PICKLE – Bob Hicok
4.20 ASH ODE – Dean Young
4.19 THE LADY IN KICKING HORSE RESERVOIR – Richard Hugo
4.18 MY FRIEND BRET JOHNSTON – Barrett Warner
4.17 MINIATURE BRIDGES, YOUR MOUTH – Marty McConnell
4.16 ANSWERS – Jack Myers
4.15 VARIATIONS ON THE WORD SLEEP – Margaret Atwood
4.14 DIE VERSCHWUNDENEN / THE VANISHED – Hans Magnus Enzensberger
4.13 ETHICS – CK Williams
4.12 ST. KEVIN AND THE BLACKBIRD – Seamus Heaney
4.11 JUNE 11, 1932 – Anaïs Nin
4.10 FOR THE CHINESE NEW YEAR & FOR BILL BERKSON – Frank O’Hara
4.9 BLUSH BLESSING – Molly Peacock
4.8 GIRL AS SOLE WITNESS – Cheryl Quimba
4.7 TO HOLD – Li-Young Lee
4.6 THE GOD OF INATTENTION – Averill Curdy
4.5 IT IS A SPRING AFTERNOON – Anne Sexton
4.4 TRACK 5: SUMMERTIME – Jericho Brown
4.3 WANT – Eduardo C. Corral
4.2 THE GIFT – Raymond Carver
4.1 IN THE TRUCK’S BACK DRAFT – John Rybicki

MARCH 2016

3.29 WISHBONE – Richard Siken

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