Nov 27, 2023When I Listen To The Nay by Nur Turkmani
Nov 20, 2023From the Sky by Sara Abou Rashed
Nov 13, 2023Love Poem, with Birds by Barbara Kingsolver
Nov 6, 2023The Wild Geese by Wendell Berry
Oct 30, 2023Untitled by Nadine Murtaja
Oct 23, 2023Try to Praise the Mutilated World by Adam Zagajewski
Oct 16, 2023Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear by Mosab Abu Toha
Oct 9, 2023At Least by Raymond Carver
Oct 2, 2023Some Like Poetry by Wislawa Szymborska
Sep 25, 2023Reasons to Live Through the Apocalypse by Nikita Gill
Sep 18, 2023If you have time by Nanao Sakaki
Sep 11, 2023Late Summer by Rosemerry Wahtola Trommer
Sep 4, 2023A Minor Player by Kai Siedenburg
Aug 28, 2023Walking Away by Cecil Day Lewis
Aug 14, 2023August by Federico García Lorca
Aug 7, 2023August by Linda Pastan
Jul 31, 2023I Remember by Anne Sexton
Jul 24, 2023I drove all the way to Cape Disappointment by Diane Seuss
Jul 17, 2023Let July be July by Morgan Harper Nichols
Jul 10, 2023Love Lesson by Kwame Alexander
Jul 3, 2023what the queer community should have told us by Kai Cheng Thom
Jun 26, 2023Book of Hours I,14 by Rainer Maria Rilke
Jun 19, 2023Three Things to Remember by Mary Oliver
Jun 12, 2023June Wind by Wendell Berry
Jun 5, 2023This Strangeness in My Life by Ruth Stone
May 29, 2023You, Reader by Billy Collins
May 22, 2023XXX by Dionne Brand
May 15, 2023Pride by Dahlia Ravikovitch
May 8, 2023In Passing by Lisel Mueller
May 1, 2023Remember Me by Hal Sirowitz
Apr 24, 2023What Can’t Be Seen by Lorna Crozier
Apr 17, 2023Dawn Revisited by Rita Dove
Apr 10, 2023A Promise by George Pakozdi
Apr 3, 2023Otherwise by Jane Kenyon
Mar 13, 2023XIII (Dedications) by Adrienne Rich
Mar 6, 2023Antidotes to Fear of Death by Rebecca Elson
Feb 27, 2023A Winter Night by Tomas Tranströmer
Feb 20, 2023Like You by Roque Dalton
Feb 13, 2023The Days of the Unicorns by Phyllis Webb
Feb 6, 2023Safe Sounds by Carol Anne Duffy
Jan 30, 2023A Portable Paradise by Roger Robinson
Jan 23, 2023Some Things I Like by Lemm Sissay
Jan 16, 2023Fire-Flowers by Emily Pauline Johnson
Jan 9, 2023i am running into a new year by Lucille Clifton
Dec 26, 2022At The End of The Year by John O'Donohue
Dec 19, 2022Winter Solstice Chant by Annie Finch
Dec 12, 2022Travel by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Dec 5, 2022Contentment By Rüştü Onur
Nov 28, 2022Holding the Light by Stuart Kestenbaum
Nov 21, 2022Lament for the Groc and Conf by Alison Dyer
Nov 14, 2022Erasure by Jay Hopler
Nov 7, 2022Sent to the Monk by Mary Ruefle
Oct 25, 2022For Women Who Were Killed in the Name of "Honor" by Maryam Ala Amjadi
Oct 17, 2022Mom says don’t eat ketchup in front of white people by Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
Oct 10, 2022Ask Me by William Stafford
Oct 3, 2022Snow Melting on Your Parents’ Driveway by Sarain Frank Soonias
Sep 26, 2022Patrick’s Cove by Agnes Walsh
Sep 19, 2022In the Name (an excerpt) by Pádraig Ó Tuama
Sep 12, 2022Old Maps No Longer Work by Joyce Rupp
Sep 5, 2022Out on the Flats by Leonard Nathan
Aug 29, 2022Watching the Rower by Andrea Potos
Aug 22, 2022Expecting the muse by Samantha Reynolds
Aug 15, 2022What For? by Kim Stafford
Aug 8, 2022August by Mary Oliver
Aug 1, 2022August by Alex Dimitrov
Jul 18, 2022Strawberrying by May Swenson
Jul 11, 2022Flood Rain’s Faithful Sister by Terri Crosby
Jul 4, 2022Om by Patrick Lane
Jun 27, 2022What Are You Waiting For by Kai Siedenburg
Jun 20, 2022Night in Day by Joseph Stroud
Jun 13, 2022Photosynthesis by Ashley M. Jones
Jun 6, 2022The Summer Day by Mary Oliver
May 30, 2022Time by Zeina Hashem Beck
May 23, 2022Worm by Gail McConnell
May 16, 2022Stars by Patrick Lane
May 9, 2022The Unbroken by Rashani Réa
May 2, 2022(excerpt from) Anna Liffey by Eavan Boland
Apr 25, 2022a bun by Iryna Shuvalova
Apr 18, 2022Spring by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Apr 11, 2022Coniferous Fathers by Michael Kleber-Diggs
Apr 4, 2022Rembrandt's Late Self-Portraits by Elizabeth Jennings
Mar 28, 2022If I could by Louise B. Halfe–Sky Dancer
Mar 21, 2022Two Countries by Naomi Shihab-Nye
Mar 14, 2022Sweetness by Stephen Dunn
Mar 7, 2022A Blessing for the In-Between by Kate Bowler
Feb 28, 2022For Peace by John O’Donohue
Feb 21, 2022Acquiescence by Garous Abdolmalekian
Feb 14, 2022Love at First Sight by Wislawa Szymborska
Feb 7, 2022Blessing In The Chaos by Jan Richardson
Jan 31, 2022Words, Wide Night by Carol Ann Duffy
Jan 24, 2022Self-Portrait 1 by Tove Ditlevsen
Jan 17, 2022Joy by Julie Cadwallader Staub
Jan 10, 2022Decisions by Boris A. Novak
Jan 3, 2022A blessing for the new year by Nadia Bolz-Weber
Dec 27, 2021There is a Light in Me by Anna Swir
Dec 20, 2021The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper
Dec 6, 2021Mindful by Mary Oliver
Nov 29, 2021The night is fresh and cool by Ryokan
Nov 22, 2021Our Precarious Joy by Alok Vaid-Menon
Nov 15, 2021Our True Heritage by Thich Nhat Hanh
Nov 8, 2021Brokenness by Randell Adjei
Nov 1, 2021A Charm Against the Language of Politics by Veronica Patterson
Oct 25, 2021Miss you. Would like to grab that chilled tofu we love by Gabrielle Calvocoressi
Oct 19, 2021Yellow sadness by Mary Ruefle
Oct 11, 2021Rereading Frost by Linda Pastan
Oct 4, 2021The Lesson of the Falling Leaves by Lucille Clifton
Sep 27, 2021Six Quatrains by Ursula Le Guin
Sep 20, 2021If They Come For Us by Fatima Asghar
Sep 13, 2021Questions Before Dark by Jeanne Lohmann
Sep 5, 2021September by Grace Paley
Aug 30, 2021Vacation End by Leslie Pinckney Hill
Aug 23, 2021Lullaby by Louise Gluck
Aug 16, 2021Mountains by Naomi Shihab Nye
Aug 9, 2021The dead are selfish by Gerard Hanberry
Aug 2, 2021I Confess by Alison Luterman
Jul 26, 2021Fern Hill by Dylan Thomas
Jul 19, 2021Over the Shoulder by Marlene Cookshaw
Jul 5, 2021The Bird by Glenn Colquhoun
Jun 28, 2021Just As The Calendar Began To Say Summer by Mary Oliver
Jun 21, 2021It is a Beauteous Evening, Calm and Free by William Wordsworth
Jun 14, 2021Mingling by by Kim Stafford
Jun 7, 2021The Joy of Writing By Wislawa Szymborska
May 31, 2021aging by rupi kaur
May 24, 2021The Only Thing Far Away by Kei Miller
May 17, 2021Break by Brooke McNamara
May 10, 2021Long Distance II by Tony Harrison
May 3, 2021The Beautiful Lie by Sheenagh Pugh
Apr 26, 2021Us by Zaffar Kunial
Apr 19, 2021Don't Expect Applause by Ellen Bass
Apr 12, 2021Whale Day by Billy Collins
Apr 5, 2021The Shopper by Naomi Shihab Nye
Mar 29, 2021We Are of a Tribe by Alberto Rios
Mar 22, 2021Listen by Barbara Crooker
Mar 15, 2021Wait by Galway Kinnell
Mar 8, 2021Late Poems by Margaret Atwood
Mar 1, 2021nipin nikamowin - summer song by Louise Bernice Halfe Sky Dancer
Feb 22, 2021Thought by Alice Dunbar-Nelson
Feb 8, 2021STILL by Jackie Kay
Feb 1, 2021It’s This Way by Nazim Hikmet
Jan 25, 2021The Right Word by Imtiaz Dharker
Jan 18, 2021How To Be Alone by Padraig O’Tuama
Jan 11, 2021A Blessing for Traveling in the Dark by Jan Richardson
Jan 4, 2021the year is done by rupi kaur
Dec 21, 2020Blessing for the Longest Night by Jan Richardson
Dec 14, 2020A Real Scandal of the Birth of God (A Christmas Poem) by Kaitlin Hardy Shetler
Dec 7, 2020The Time Before Death by Kabir
Nov 30, 2020Shadow by Naomi Shihab Nye
Nov 23, 2020Through The Window by Enda Wyley
Nov 16, 2020This Is The Time To Be Slow by John O’Donohue
Nov 9, 2020Five Doors by Carole Glasser Langille
Nov 2, 2020I Would Like to Describe by Zbigniew Herbert
Oct 26, 2020What the Heart Cannot Forget by Joyce Sutphen
Oct 19, 2020Advent of Midlife by Mary Anne Perrone
Oct 12, 2020Twilight by Louise Gluck
Oct 5, 2020So Much Happiness by Naomi Shihab Nye
Sep 28, 2020Imaginary Conversation by Linda Pastan
Sep 21, 2020For a New Beginning by John O'Donohue
Sep 14, 2020A Note by Wislawa Szymborska
Sep 7, 2020These Poems by June Jordan
Aug 31, 2020The Puppet Player by Angelina Weld Grimke
Aug 24, 2020My Doubt by Jane Hirshfield
Aug 17, 2020A Farewell Poem by Dam Khi, 1020-1088
Aug 10, 2020My Heart Leaps Up by William Wordsworth
Aug 3, 2020Fluent by John O'Donohue
Jul 27, 2020An Old Story by Tracy K. Smith
Jul 20, 2020How Can Black People Write About Flowers at a Time Like This by Hanif Abdurraqib
Jul 13, 2020The House Was Quiet and The World Was Calm by Wallace Stevens
Jul 6, 2020Half-Light by Laura Tohe
Jun 29, 2020Breathe by Lynn Ungar
Jun 22, 2020Madrigal for Runaway Slaves (for Miguel Barnet) by Nancy Morejón
Jun 15, 2020I Must Become a Menace to My Enemies by June Jordan
Jun 8, 2020won't you celebrate with me by Lucille Clifton
Jun 1, 2020Characters by Garous Abdolmalekian
May 25, 2020A Prophet In His Own Country by Lorna Crozier
May 18, 2020Time for Serenity, Anyone? by William Stafford
May 11, 2020The Afterlife by Louis Jenkins
May 4, 2020May Day by Phillis Levin
Apr 27, 2020In April by Rainer Maria Rilke
Apr 20, 2020Today When I Could Do Nothing by Jane Hirshfield
Apr 13, 2020Some Questions You Might Ask by Mary Oliver
Apr 6, 2020Alone by Maya Angelou
Mar 30, 2020Conqueror by Jenta
Mar 23, 2020Disappointment by Tony Hoagland
Mar 16, 2020(Excerpt from) Completion by Ron Padgett
Mar 9, 2020Mowing by Ada Limón
Mar 2, 2020Guardian by Gutta
Feb 24, 2020The Partial Explanation by Charles Simic
Feb 17, 2020becoming a horse by Ross Gay
Feb 10, 2020Naming The Waves by Alison Prine
Feb 3, 2020Small Kindnesses by Danusha Laméris
Jan 27, 2020The Way It Is by William Stafford
Jan 20, 2020Late Prayer by Erin Robinsong
Jan 13, 2020Weight by John Freeman
Jan 6, 2020Snowflakes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Dec 23, 2019Holidays by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Dec 16, 2019To Know The Dark by Wendell Berry
Dec 9, 2019Up-Hill by Christina Rossetti
Dec 2, 2019My Name by Mark Strand
Nov 25, 2019Wonder Woman by Ada Limón
Nov 18, 2019Under a Certain Little Star by Wislawa Szymborska
Nov 11, 2019All of Them by Qassim Haddad
Oct 28, 2019Vera Pavlova, 3 poems
Oct 21, 2019ADRIFT by Mark Nepo
Oct 14, 2019Ripeness by Jane Hirshfield
Oct 7, 2019We Manage Most When We Manage Small by Linda Gregg
Sep 30, 2019This Awkward Speck of Dust by Stephen Levine
Sep 23, 2019Dark Charms by Dorianne Laux
Sep 16, 2019Some Days It’s All Fuzzy by Gregory Orr
Sep 9, 2019The Last Swim of Summer by Faith Shearin
Aug 26, 2019The Need of Being Versed in Country Things by Robert Frost
Aug 19, 2019Becoming a Writer by Dave Margoshes
Aug 12, 2019Crickets by Sue Owen
Jul 29, 2019Night Scene: Pitch by Lise Gaston
Jul 8, 2019God of Owls by Lorna Crozier
Jul 1, 2019Meditation by Billy Collins
Jun 24, 2019Yes by William Stafford
Jun 17, 2019Second Marriage, or Lemon Chicken by Laura Foley
Jun 3, 2019Let This Darkness Be a Bell Tower by Rainer Maria Rilke
May 27, 2019Poem for my Birthday by Lisel Mueller
May 20, 2019The Healing Time by Pesha Joyce Gertler
May 13, 2019Sometimes I am startled out of myself
May 6, 2019That Lives In Us by Rumi
Apr 29, 2019Thank You by Ross Gay
Apr 21, 2019Easter Ghazal by David Young
Apr 15, 2019The Whole Account by Abba Kovner
Mar 18, 2019Sunday Night by Raymond Carver
Mar 11, 2019Greek Portrait by Czeslaw Milosz
Mar 4, 2019The Sick Wife by Jane Kenyon
Mar 4, 2019Belief by Sue Sinclair
Feb 25, 2019I’m Going to Start Living Like a Mystic by Edward Hirsch
Feb 18, 2019Optimism by Jane Hirshfield
Feb 11, 2019Old Iron by Naomi Shihab Nye
Feb 4, 2019the soft law (forgiveness) by Nayyirah Waheed
Jan 28, 2019For Old Age by John O'Donohue
Jan 21, 2019I Happened to be Standing by Mary Oliver
Jan 14, 2019Love: Beginnings by C.K. Williams
Jan 7, 2019The Women’s Litany by Margaret Widdemer
Dec 31, 2018The Year by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Dec 3, 2018Jack LaZebnik The Day the Tree Fell Down
Nov 26, 2018Praise The Rain by Joy Harjo
Nov 19, 2018For the Anniversary of My Death by W.S. Merwin
Nov 12, 2018Stars by Freya Manfred
Nov 5, 2018We Have a Beautiful Mother by Alice Walker
Oct 31, 2018October by Louise Glück
Oct 22, 2018In Brazil by Tracy K. Smith
Oct 15, 2018A Day Comes by Jane Hirshfield
Oct 8, 2018The Inner History of a Day (Excerpt) by John O'Donohue
Oct 1, 2018I Went into the Maverick Bar by Gary Snyder
Sep 24, 2018Blackberry Eating by Galway Kinnell
Sep 17, 2018The Clasp by Sharon Olds
Sep 10, 2018Prayer for Words by Esther Cohen
Sep 3, 2018Questions by Rachel Richardson
Aug 13, 2018No Longer Ode by Urayoan Noel
Aug 6, 2018So I Can Sleep by Jonathan Byrd
Jul 30, 2018Untitled by James Baldwin
Jul 9, 2018Song by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Jul 2, 2018One String by Mark Nepo
Jun 25, 2018A Field Can Bloom by Rumi
Jun 18, 2018The Three Oddest Words by Wislawa Szymborska
Jun 11, 2018I Have Thoughts that Are Fed by the Sun by William Wordsworth
Jun 4, 2018My Great-Grandmother’s Bible by Spencer Reece
May 28, 2018Post-postscript: Afterwards by Degan Davis
May 21, 2018You Must Never Sleep Under a Magnolia by Alice Oswald
May 14, 2018It Goes Away by Linda Gregg
May 7, 2018Return to Wonder by Shauna Singh Baldwin
Apr 30, 2018Saturday At The Canal by Gary Soto
Apr 23, 2018April in Maine by May Sarton
Apr 16, 2018Things by Lisel Mueller
Apr 9, 2018Nothing Is Lost by Noel Coward
Apr 2, 2018Reserved for Poets by Naomi Shihab Nye
Mar 26, 2018The Long Boat by Stanley Kunitz
Mar 19, 2018Processes by Joan Colby
Mar 12, 2018Nature by Mary Oliver
Mar 5, 2018Addictions Counselor by Fran Markover
Feb 26, 2018When Death Comes by Mary Oliver
Feb 19, 2018Early For The Fire by Mallory Tater
Feb 12, 2018For What Binds Us by Jane Hirshfield
Feb 5, 2018‘And now to make a start as a boy of very little understanding.’ (1876) by Michael Crummey
Jan 22, 2018Burning the Old Year by Naomi Shihab Nye
Jan 8, 2018Flowers by Linda Pastan
Jan 1, 2018Winter Winds Cold and Blea by John Clare
Dec 25, 2017Hope is the thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson
Dec 18, 2017Toward The Winter Solstice by Timothy Steele
Dec 11, 2017The Coming of Light by Mark Strand
Dec 4, 2017Spider by Barry Dempster
Nov 27, 2017The World I Live In by Mary Oliver
Nov 20, 2017it is so full here in myself by rupi kaur
Nov 13, 2017Insomnia by Dana Gioia
Nov 6, 2017Pink by Zeyneb Beler
Oct 30, 2017The Secret by Denise Levertov
Oct 23, 2017This Given Day by George Elliott Clarke
Oct 16, 2017Swallows by Leonora Speyer
Oct 9, 2017The Sound Of It by W.S. Merwin
Oct 2, 2017Waking by Gwen Benaway
Sep 18, 2017Sunday Morning Early by David Romtvedt
Sep 11, 2017Measure by Lorna Crozier
Sep 4, 2017Heredity by Louis Jenkins
Aug 28, 2017Wild Geese Alighting on a Lake by Anne Porter
Aug 21, 2017Hitchhiker by Louis Jenkins
Aug 14, 2017Excerpts, Concerning the Book That is the Body of the Beloved by Gregory Orr
Aug 7, 2017Marriage Morning by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Jul 24, 2017From Preface to Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Jul 17, 2017Excerpt from the blessing 'For Light' by John O'Donohue
Jul 10, 2017Summer Song by William Carlos Williams
Jul 3, 2017Don’t Hesitate by Mary Oliver
Jun 26, 2017Wade In The Water by Tracy K. Smith
Jun 19, 2017Soothsayer by Connie Bensley
Jun 12, 2017Things to Think by Robert Bly
Jun 5, 2017The Catch by Simon Armitage
May 29, 2017Intimacy by Nina Cassian
May 22, 2017The Moon Rises Slowly Over the Ocean by Xu De-min
May 8, 2017Mothers by Nikki Giovanni
May 1, 2017Ordinary Days by Stephen Dunn
Apr 25, 2017After by Octavio Paz
Apr 17, 2017Family Portrait by Nancy Morejón
Apr 10, 2017The Unknowing by Linda Gregg
Apr 3, 2017Crazy Woman Hanging Out Clothes by Francette Cerulli
Mar 27, 2017hag riding by Lucille Clifton
Mar 20, 2017Three Line Bio by Katie Hae Leo
Mar 13, 2017Lucky by Kirsten Dierking
Mar 6, 2017My Great Grand Uncle by Tarapada Ray
Feb 27, 2017Drugstore by Carl Dennis
Feb 20, 2017The Poet by Jane Hirshfield
Feb 13, 2017It Happens All The Time In Heaven by Hafiz
Feb 6, 2017Sanctity by Daniel Karasik
Jan 30, 2017Sunday by Lawrence Raab
Jan 23, 2017Compendium on Crows by Lorna Crozier
Jan 16, 2017It Is I Who Must Begin by Václav Havel
Jan 9, 2017Should The Fox Come Again To My Cabin In The Snow by Patricia Fargnoli
Jan 2, 2017New Year Poem by May Sarton
Dec 26, 2016The Life of a Day by Tom Hennen
Dec 19, 2016Absolutely Clear by Hafiz
Dec 12, 2016Song by Allen Ginsberg
Dec 5, 2016Ornithography by Billy Collins
Nov 28, 2016Could Have by Wislawa Szymborska
Nov 21, 2016Arriving Home by Jill Hinners
Nov 14, 2016The Goal by Leonard Cohen
Nov 7, 2016Understand from the first... by Mary Oliver
Oct 31, 2016Looking Back by Sarah Brown Weitzman
Oct 24, 2016The Land of Mists by Kwang-kyu Kim
Oct 17, 2016Late October Camping in The Sawtooths by Gary Snyder
Oct 11, 2016Kitch & Talk by Zara Suleman
Oct 3, 2016For My Sister, Emigrating by Wendy Cope
Sep 26, 2016The Sun by Judah Al-Harizi
Sep 19, 2016In The Middle by Barbara Crooker
Sep 12, 2016Table by Edip Cansever
Sep 5, 2016Coffee With Milk by Natalie Goldberg
Aug 29, 2016Canning by Joyce Sutphen
Aug 22, 2016Simplicity by Henry David Thoreau
Aug 15, 2016Tone by Sonnet L’Abbe
Aug 8, 2016Passages by Carol Anderson
Aug 1, 2016The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Jul 11, 2016On a Perfect Day by Jane Gentry
Jul 4, 2016The Man Who Has Many Answers by Mary Oliver
Jun 27, 2016A Red, Red Rose by Robert Burns
Jun 20, 2016Making a Fist by Naomi Shihab Nye
Jun 13, 2016Water by Robert Lowell
Jun 6, 2016Evening and it is always like this by Agnes Walsh
May 30, 2016From Blossoms by Li-Young Lee
May 23, 2016Corners by Stephen Dunn
May 16, 2016Hope and Love by Jane Hirshfield
May 9, 2016Unfurnished Apartment by Jason Heroux
May 2, 2016Somehow by Daniel Berrigan
Apr 25, 2016A Serenade by Sekine Hiroshi
Apr 18, 2016The Poet’s Occasional Alternative by Grace Paley
Apr 11, 2016A Dream of Paradise in the Shadow of War by Muneer Niazi
Apr 4, 2016Adult by Linda Gregg
Mar 28, 2016Happiness by Jane Kenyon
Mar 21, 2016On Angels by Czeslaw Milosz
Mar 14, 2016Later They’ll Say She Got Lost in the Blizzard by Lorna Crozier
Mar 7, 2016Islands by Derek Walcott
Feb 29, 2016Driving with Music by Lawrence Raab
Feb 22, 2016Jasmine by Kyongjoo Hong Ryou
Feb 15, 2016The Orphan by Muhammad al-Maghut
Feb 8, 2016Willow by Carol Anderson
Feb 1, 2016Foundling by Billy Collins
Jan 25, 2016Vigil by Phillis Levin
Jan 18, 2016Animal Being by Mark Nepo
Jan 11, 2016Follower by Seamus Heaney
Jan 4, 2016The Sublime Disturbance by Mark Nepo
Dec 28, 2015New Year Resolve by May Sarton
Dec 21, 2015The Shortest Day by Susan Cooper
Dec 14, 2015Gifts that keep on giving by Marge Piercy
Dec 7, 2015Looking Back by By Sarah Brown Weitzman
Nov 30, 2015Ode I. 11 by Horace
Nov 23, 2015All Souls by Jane Hirshfield
Nov 16, 2015If Someone Asks by Ryokan
Nov 9, 2015Riding the Elevator Into the Sky by Anne Sexton
Nov 2, 2015On the Road by Anna Akhmatova
Oct 26, 2015Words That Make My Stomach Plummet by Mira McEwan
Oct 19, 2015Argument by Sue Sinclair
Oct 12, 2015Birch Bark by Michael Ondaatje
Oct 5, 2015For You by Kim Addonizio
Sep 28, 2015The Illness by Manoel de Barros
Sep 21, 2015Do Not Expect by Dana Gioia
Sep 14, 2015A Man Walks Through His Life by Jane Hirshfield
Sep 7, 2015Harvest Time by Olav H. Hauge
Aug 31, 2015Casida of the Rose by Frederico Garcia Lorca
Aug 24, 2015Earth by Margaret Atwood
Aug 17, 2015Percy, Waiting For Ricky by Mary Oliver
Aug 10, 2015Quidi Vidi by Alison Pick
Jul 13, 2015Dead Ends by Margaret Avison
Jul 6, 2015Numbers by Mary Cornish
Jun 29, 2015Summer Evening by John Clare
Jun 22, 2015The Routine Things Around The House by Stephen Dunn
Jun 15, 2015In June and Gentle Oven by Anne Wilkinson
Jun 8, 2015Wednesday Lunch by Robyn Sarah
Jun 1, 2015The Prisoners of the Little Box by Vasko Popa
May 25, 2015Advice to Myself by Louise Erdrich
May 18, 2015Grace by Francette Cerulli
May 11, 2015The Lilacs by Richard Wilbur
May 4, 2015What the Doctor Said by Raymond Carver
Apr 27, 2015Mule Heart by Jane Hirshfield
Apr 20, 2015Can You Imagine? By Mary Oliver
Apr 13, 2015Having Come This Far by James Broughton
Apr 6, 2015Reusing Words by Hal Sirowitz
Mar 30, 2015One Art by Elizabeth Bishop
Mar 23, 2015What We Want by Linda Pastan
Mar 16, 2015Sunflower by Rolf Jacobsen
Mar 9, 2015To Waiting by W.S. Merwin
Mar 2, 2015Sum by Kay Weber
Feb 23, 2015When I Am Asked by Lisel Mueller
Feb 16, 2015And Yet The Books by Czeslaw Milosz
Feb 9, 2015Practice by Ellen Bryant Voigt
Feb 2, 2015This Morning by John Koethe
Jan 26, 2015Fear by Freya Manfred
Jan 19, 2015Praise and Blame by Jack Kornfield
Jan 12, 2015New Day by Kealoha
Jan 5, 2015The Journey of the Magi by T.S. Eliot
Dec 29, 2014Year's End by Ted Kooser
Dec 22, 2014All That Is Glorious Around Us by Barbara Crooker
Dec 15, 2014Constellations by Billy Collins
Dec 8, 2014Now Is The Time by Hafiz
Dec 1, 2014Doing Poetry by Jack Gilbert
Nov 25, 2014It Is Night by Lorna Crozier
Nov 17, 2014Omens by Louise Glück
Nov 10, 2014Vermont, Early November by Billy Collins
Nov 3, 2014Little Crazy Love Song by Mary Oliver
Oct 27, 2014The Prison Cell by Mahmud Darwish
Oct 20, 2014Under This Sky by Zia Hyder
Oct 13, 2014The Woman in the Moon by Carol Ann Duffy
Oct 6, 2014Ocean Ridge by Julie Bruck
Sep 28, 2014I find you in all these things of the world by Rainer Maria Rilke
Sep 22, 2014Words by Dana Gioia
Sep 15, 2014Death Barged In by Kathleen Sheeder Bonanno
Sep 8, 2014Why I Don’t Pick Up the Phone by Julie Bruck
Sep 1, 2014By the Front Door by W.S. Merwin
Aug 25, 2014Ode to Family Photographs by Gary Soto
Aug 18, 2014Wisdom by James Bertolino
Aug 11, 2014You Are There by Erica Jong
Aug 4, 2014Moths by Jennifer O'Grady
Jul 28, 2014Lost by David Wagoner
Jul 21, 2014In the Produce Aisle by Kirsten Dierking
Jul 14, 2014Poetry Is... by Robert Priest
Jul 7, 2014I Go Back to May 1937 by Sharon Olds
Jun 30, 2014Variations on the Word Sleep by Margaret Atwood
Jun 16, 2014The Name of a Fish by Faith Shearin
Jun 9, 2014Rain Makes Its Own Night by Anne Michaels
Jun 2, 2014The Moth, The Mountains, The Rivers by Mary Oliver
May 26, 2014Don’t Tell A Soul by Osip Mandelstam
May 19, 2014The Clasp by Sharon Olds
May 12, 2014Today by Mary Oliver
May 5, 2014The Panic Bird by Robert Phillips
Apr 28, 2014April by Jan Zwicky
Apr 21, 2014Eve, After by Danusha Laméris
Apr 14, 2014At the Un-National Monument... by William Stafford
Apr 7, 2014Four in the Morning by Wislawa Szymborska
Mar 31, 2014Visions from My Office Window by Ruth Stone
Mar 24, 2014For a Five-Year-Old by Fleur Adcock
Mar 17, 2014What Can’t Be Seen by Lorna Crozier
Mar 10, 2014Half Life by Stephen Levine
Mar 3, 2014Horses by Pablo Neruda
Feb 24, 2014Mount Kearsarge Shines by Donald Hall
Feb 17, 2014Fear of the Future by John Koethe
Feb 10, 2014Homecoming by Maxine Kumin
Feb 3, 2014Born for the Snow by Phillis Levin
Jan 27, 2014What the Body Says by Mary Oliver
Jan 20, 2014No Things by Billy Collins
Jan 13, 2014I Give You Back by Joy Harjo
Jan 6, 2014To The New Year by W.S. Merwin
Dec 30, 2013Lute Music by Kenneth Rexroth
Dec 23, 2013December Moon by May Sarton
Dec 16, 2013Winter Solstice Chant by Annie Finch
Dec 9, 2013Everything Says Yes by Pedro Salinas
Dec 2, 2013Faces by Adam Zagajewski
Nov 25, 2013A Toast to Matthew, after Death by Amanda Lamarche
Nov 18, 2013Looking, Walking, Being by Denise Levertov
Nov 11, 2013Black Postcards by Tomas Tranströmer
Nov 4, 2013Losing My Sight by Lisel Mueller
Oct 28, 2013Red Leaves by Al Purdy
Oct 21, 2013Love by Czeslaw Milosz
Oct 14, 2013Autumn Quince by Jane Hirshfield
Oct 7, 2013The Thing Is by Ellen Bass
Sep 30, 2013Loss by Michael Lithgow
Sep 23, 2013Is My Soul Asleep? by Antonio Machado
Sep 16, 2013A Reward by Denise Levertov
Sep 10, 2013Written to the Tune Of “The Fisherman’s Honor" by Li Qingzhao
Sep 3, 2013Attack of the Squash People by Marge Piercy
Aug 26, 2013Farewell Advice To Disciples by Ly Ngoc Kieu
Aug 19, 2013A Dark Thing Inside The Day by Linda Gregg
Aug 12, 2013Why I Need the Birds by Lisel Mueller
Aug 5, 2013Leaving Mt. Baldy by Leonard Cohen
Jul 29, 2013Shelter by Kim Addonizio
Jul 22, 2013What it is by Erich Fried
Jul 15, 2013It Was Like This: You Were Happy by Jane Hirshfield
Jul 8, 2013Affirmation by Donald Hall
Jul 1, 2013streaked minnows and music by Miriam Margles
Jun 24, 2013In Human Closeness... by Anna Akhmatova
Jun 17, 2013Words by Shinkichi Takahashi
Jun 10, 2013I Should Now by Czeslaw Milosz
Jun 3, 2013The Appointment by Jane Kenyon
May 27, 2013I Make Noise with My Mouth by Marlene Cookshaw
May 20, 2013But Come He Will by Linda Stitt
May 13, 2013Poem by Sue Sinclair
May 6, 2013Self Portrait by A.K. Ramanujan
Apr 29, 2013The Failure by Kabir
Apr 22, 2013Inheritance by W. S. Merwin
Apr 15, 2013Antilamentation by Dorianne Laux
Apr 8, 2013Diagnosis by Sharon Olds
Apr 1, 2013Noise by Hamish Guthrie
Mar 25, 2013The Stargazer's Legacy by Vasko Popa
Mar 18, 2013Lines from Endymion by John Keats
Mar 11, 2013Caretake this Moment by Epictetus
Mar 4, 2013The Crossing by Alison Pick
Feb 25, 2013St Bride’s by Agnes Walsh
Feb 18, 2013Depression Glass by Ted Kooser
Feb 11, 2013In a Season of Not Belonging by Kay Weber
Feb 4, 2013Habit by Jane Hirshfield
Jan 28, 2013A Winter Night by Tomas Tranströmer
Jan 21, 2013I Talk To My Body by Anna Swir
Jan 14, 2013Pushing Up Pumpkins by Richard (Dick) Greene
Jan 7, 2013The Good Life by Jack Gilbert
Dec 31, 2012Lines Written in the Days of Growing Darkness by Mary Oliver
Dec 24, 2012December Moon by May Sarton
Dec 17, 2012Ring Out Wild Bells, excerpt, by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Dec 10, 2012In the Storm by Mary Oliver
Dec 3, 2012What Kind of a Person by Yehuda Amichai
Nov 27, 2012A Wife Explains Why She Likes Country by Barbara Ras
Nov 19, 2012The Poet’s Place by Yannis Ritsos
Nov 12, 2012Light Bulb by Lorna Crozier
Nov 5, 2012Don't Come To Me With the Entire Truth by Olav H. Hauge
Oct 29, 2012Writer and Reader by Denise Levertov
Oct 22, 2012Dawn Revisited by Rita Dove
Oct 15, 2012Despair by Billy Collins
Oct 8, 2012What the Snake Brings to the World by Lorna Crozier
Oct 1, 2012Poetry by Pablo Neruda
Sep 24, 2012Travelling Light by Kirsti Simonsuuri
Sep 17, 2012Writing Lessons by Nikki Giovanni
Sep 10, 2012Forty Years by Mary Oliver
Sep 3, 2012Waking at the Mouth of the Willow River by Don McKay
Aug 27, 2012From "O, Thou Opening, O" by Theodore Roethke
Aug 20, 2012The Heartbreak Hall of Fame by Barry Dempster
Aug 13, 2012Separation by W.S. Merwin
Aug 6, 2012Starfish by Eleanor Lerman
Jul 30, 2012The Fifties by Barbara Crooker
Jul 23, 2012A Boat by Margaret Atwood
Jul 16, 2012Both Sides by Kate Braid
Jul 9, 2012Whittling: The Last Class by John Stone
Jul 2, 2012The White Room by Charles Simic
Jun 25, 2012Usually I Forget These Dreams by Catherine Graham
Jun 18, 2012Things Shouldn’t Be So Hard by Kay Ryan
Jun 11, 2012The Stranger by Ulrikka Gernes
Jun 4, 2012Clear to me now by Marlene Cookshaw
May 28, 2012The Medieval Coast by Michael Ondaatje
May 14, 2012Night Bus to Prince George by Heather Spears
May 7, 2012Contraband by Denise Levertov
May 1, 2012The good, the bad, and the inconvenient by Marge Piercy
Apr 23, 2012Entering the Student’s Poem by Ruth Stone
Apr 16, 2012A Summer’s Singing by Lorna Crozier
Apr 2, 2012Reckless Poem by Mary Oliver
Mar 26, 2012Learning Persian by Reza Shirazi
Mar 19, 2012Written on the Wall at Chang’s Hermitage by Tu Fu
Mar 12, 2012In the Supermarket (an excerpt) by Agi Mishol
Mar 5, 2012Once, Desire by Robyn Sarah
Feb 27, 2012The Jar with The Dry Rim by Rumi
Feb 20, 2012In Trying Times by Heberto Padilla
Feb 13, 2012Muse (1924) by Anna Akhmatova
Feb 6, 2012Moving Forward by Rainer Maria Rilke
Jan 30, 2012If I Can’t Sleep by Freya Manfred
Jan 23, 2012Over the Shoulder by Marlene Cookshaw
Jan 16, 2012Trust by Thomas R. Smith
Jan 9, 2012Things in the Shape of Other Things by Mary Ellen Miller
Jan 2, 2012Burning the Old Year by Naomi Shihab Nye
Dec 26, 2011Dust of Snow by Robert Frost
Dec 19, 2011Oda al Doble Otono (an excerpt) by Pablo Neruda
Dec 12, 2011I Am Tired by Fernando Pesoa
Dec 5, 2011why shouldn’t men look at women by Grace Paley
Nov 29, 2011The Emptiness of Man by Joao Cabral De Melo Neto
Nov 21, 2011Praise Song by Barbara Crooker
Nov 14, 2011The Poem by Donald Hall
Nov 7, 2011Confession by Stephen Dobyns
Oct 31, 2011Living Things by Anne Porter
Oct 24, 2011St. Francis And The Sow by Galway Kinnell
Oct 17, 2011A Question About Birds by Billy Collins
Oct 10, 2011Finally by Lorna Crozier
Oct 3, 2011Cleaning Lentils By Zahrad
Sep 26, 2011Body and Soul by Charles Wright
Sep 19, 2011Waiting at the Window by A.A. Milne
Sep 12, 2011Stardust by Kay Ryan
Sep 5, 2011September, Inverness by Robert Haas
Aug 29, 2011Small Talk by Eleanor Lerman
Aug 22, 2011Regret by Lawrence Raab
Aug 15, 2011Sifter by Naomi Shihab-Nye
Aug 8, 2011Zimmer in Grade School by Paul Zimmer
Aug 1, 2011The Last Time by Marie Howe
Jul 25, 2011A Snap Quiz in Body Language by David Wagoner
Jul 18, 2011Future Imperfect by Linda Stitt
Jul 11, 2011On Swimming by Adam Zagajewski
Jul 4, 2011Little Scar by Molly Peacock
Jun 27, 2011Messenger by Mary Oliver
Jun 20, 2011Ghazal (For William Stafford) By David Keefe
Jun 13, 2011Crossing Kansas by Train by Donald Justice
Jun 6, 2011If I Had My Way by Carole Glasser Langille
May 30, 2011Song for Wild Phlox by Don McKay
May 24, 2011In Praise of My Sister by Wislawa Szymborska
May 16, 2011The New Blade by Anzai Hitoshi
May 9, 2011Mother's Day by Daisy Zamora
May 2, 2011Twilight by Louise Gluck
Apr 25, 2011Worn Words by W. S. Merwin
Apr 18, 2011Burning the Journals by Robyn Sarah
Apr 11, 2011Jealousy of Trees by Francette Cerulli
Apr 4, 2011Eyes by Czeslaw Milosz
Mar 28, 2011The Promise by Jane Hirshfield
Mar 21, 2011Basel Square by Aharon Shabtai
Mar 14, 2011Prints by Alison Pick
Mar 7, 2011Unpainted Door by Louise Glück
Feb 28, 2011Praying Hands by Ted Kooser
Feb 21, 2011Of What Surrounds Me by Mary Oliver
Feb 14, 2011Sisters by Grace Paley
Feb 7, 2011Oceans by Juan Ramon Jimenez
Jan 31, 2011Allegro by Tomas Transtromer
Jan 24, 2011Dreams by Sue Sinclair
Jan 17, 2011Nonmilitary Statements by Dunya Mikhail
Jan 10, 2011The Great Poem by Lawrence Raab
Jan 3, 2011Winter Lambs by Jane Kenyon
Dec 27, 2010Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening by Robert Frost
Dec 20, 2010Winter Solstice Chant by Annie Finch
Dec 13, 2010To Be A Slave Of Intensity by Kabir
Dec 6, 2010Always on the Train by Ruth Stone
Nov 29, 2010It’s possible that while we were dreaming by Antonio Machado
Nov 22, 2010Beyond Harm by Sharon Olds
Nov 15, 2010Apple Song by Jan Zwicky
Nov 8, 2010Love after Love by Derek Walcott
Nov 1, 2010The Little Things by Carole Glasser Langille
Oct 25, 2010November by Billy Collins
Oct 18, 2010I am too alone by Rainer Maria Rilke
Oct 11, 2010The Tray by Naomi Shihab Nye
Oct 4, 2010Fall by Edward Hirsch
Sep 27, 2010Green Giving by John Steffler
Sep 20, 2010Night Song by Jan Zwicky
Sep 13, 2010You Have to Be Careful by Naomi Shihab Nye
Sep 6, 2010A Room by Jane Hirshfield
Aug 30, 2010The Poet Contemplates Her Art by Rishma Dunlop
Aug 23, 2010Midsummer, Tobago by Derek Walcott
Aug 16, 2010Crazy Woman Hanging Out Clothes by Francette Cerulli
Aug 9, 2010If I Gave Up by Kelly-Anne Riess
Aug 2, 2010Monopoly by Connie Wanek
Jul 19, 2010The Waking by Theodore Roethke
Jul 12, 2010so you want to be a writer? by Charles Bukowski
Jul 5, 2010(excerpt from) moral proverbs and folk songs by Antonio Machado
Jun 28, 2010If I Could Help You by Leonard Cohen
Jun 15, 2010Onions by Lorna Crozier
Jun 8, 2010The Faces of Deer by Mary Oliver
Jun 1, 2010Maybe Leave-Taking by Linda Gregg
May 25, 2010I Am Not I by Juan Ramon Jimenez
May 18, 2010Today by Billy Collins
May 11, 2010Fear Ghazal by Carole Glasser Langille
May 3, 2010Mule Heart by Jane Hirshfield
Apr 27, 2010Daily by Naomi Shihab Nye
Apr 20, 2010April and Silence by Tomas Tranströmer
Apr 13, 2010The Panic Bird by Robert Phillips
Apr 6, 2010From 30,000 Feet by Ruth Schwartz
Mar 30, 2010Forewarning by Linda Stitt
Mar 23, 2010False Dawn by Patrick Lane
Mar 16, 2010Frozen as far as the eye can see by Marge Piercy
Mar 9, 2010Praise Song by Lucille Clifton
Mar 2, 2010Crow by Rosemary Blake
Feb 23, 2010Prayers of Snow by Lorna Crozier
Feb 16, 2010Perhaps by Shu Ting
Feb 9, 2010Ecstasy by Hayden Carruth
Feb 2, 2010A Poetry Reading At Westpoint by William Matthews
Jan 26, 2010Kansas by Naomi Shihab Nye
Jan 19, 2010Indolence in Early Winter by Jane Kenyon
Jan 12, 2010Days by Billy Collins
Jan 5, 2010The Friendship Inside Us by Jack Gilbert
Dec 15, 2009The Journey by Mary Oliver
Dec 8, 2009My Dead Friends by Marie Howe
Dec 1, 2009The Peace of Wild Things by Wendell Berry
Nov 24, 2009Dust By Dorianne Laux
Nov 17, 2009Things Shouldn't Be So Hard by Kay Ryan
Nov 10, 2009Buyer's Remorse by Charles Harper Webb
Nov 3, 2009Berryman by M.S. Merwin
Oct 27, 2009The Portrait of the Reader with a Bowl of Cereal by Billy Collins
Oct 20, 2009Thanks by W. S. Merwin
Oct 13, 2009Metamorphoses by Ulrikka S. Gernes
Oct 6, 2009Hard Song by Barry Dempster
Sep 29, 2009Riveted by Robyn Sarah
Sep 22, 2009Ordinary Days by Stephen Dunn
Sep 15, 2009Lessons by Pat Schneider
Aug 11, 2009If You Knew by Ellen Bass
Jul 14, 2009Advice to Myself by Louise Erdrich
Jun 16, 2009You Know Who You Are by Naomi Shihab Nye
Jun 9, 2009Love Poem by Donald Hall
Jun 2, 2009Here's To It by James Broughton
May 26, 2009The Last Word by Yehuda Amichai
May 19, 2009Laundry by George Bilgere
May 12, 2009The Hidden by Sue Sinclair
May 5, 2009To Say Nothing But Thank You by Jeanne Lohmann
Apr 28, 2009What Is There Beyond Knowing by Mary Oliver
Apr 21, 2009Commentary Inflection: Invented Form by Jane Hirshfield
Apr 14, 2009The Future by Alison Pick
Apr 7, 2009Theories of Personal Identity by Jan Zwicky
Mar 31, 2009Proof by Ruth Schwartz
Mar 24, 2009Rising in Perilous Hope by Marge Piercy
Mar 17, 2009At the Gym by Mark Doty
Mar 10, 2009Thomas by Agnes Walsh
Mar 3, 2009Packing for the Future: Instructions by Lorna Crozier
Feb 24, 2009Mailbox by Erica Funkhouser
Feb 17, 2009Eye Mask by Denise Levertov
Feb 10, 2009Lines For Winter by Mark Strand
Feb 3, 2009In The Park by Maxine Kumin
Jan 27, 2009Cliche by Billy Collins
Jan 20, 2009Ars Poetica #100 by Elizabeth Alexander
Jan 13, 2009Phone Call by Tony Hoagland
Jan 6, 2009What I've Learned So Far by Mary Oliver
Dec 9, 2008Work by Jan Zwicky
Dec 2, 2008The World by Marie Howe
Nov 25, 2008Sometimes by David Budbill
Nov 18, 2008At Seventy-Five: Re-Reading An Old Book by Hayden Carruth
Nov 11, 2008Writing by Howard Nemerov
Nov 4, 2008The Layers by Stanley Kunitz
Oct 28, 2008Little Things by Sharon Olds
Oct 21, 2008May Day by Phillis Levin
Oct 14, 2008Now by Greg Watson
Oct 7, 2008Purring by Coleman Barks
Sep 30, 2008Fair Warning by Alden Nowlan
Sep 23, 2008The Sorrows by Gary Finke
Sep 16, 2008The Student by Ted Kooser
Sep 9, 2008Disappointment by Tony Hoagland

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