Today's poem is First by Carrie Fountain.
Today's poem is Rabbits and Fire by Alberto Ríos.
Today's poem is Saudade by Silvia Bonilla.
Today's poem is Bonsai Primer by Zang Di. Translated from Chinese by Eleanor Goodman.
Today's poem is Today, When I Could Do Nothing by Jane Hirshfield.
Today's poem is Our Valley by Philip Levine.
Today's poem is Across the Border by Sophie Jewett.
Today's poem is Invocation by W. Todd Kaneko.
Today's poem is I Worry My Mother Will Die and I Will Know Nothing by Asa Drake.
Today's poem is Missing Cat by Freesia McKee.
Today's poem is Metamorphosis: The Female Into by Maggie Queeney.
Today's poem is They'll Ask You Where it Hurts the Most by Kwame Opoku-Duku.
Today's poem is In Response to Feeling Alone by t. liem.
Today's poem is Matte by Elizabeth McMunn-Tetangco.
Today's poem is Some Things are Unforgettable by Alixen Pham.
Today's poem is Romantics by Lisel Mueller.
Today's poem is To Offer Sweet Fruit to the Ghost by John Paul Martinez.
Today's poem is Present Tense by Maya Pindyck.
Today's poem is Let Me by Camille T. Dungy.
Today's episode is Wondrous by Sarah Freligh.
Today's episode is Rehearsal for the New World by Hazem Fahmy.
Today's episode is Do You Ever Think About Leaving, My Mother Asks by Angela María Spring.
Today's poem is At the Arcade I Paint Your Footprints by Steven Espada Dawson.
Poetry can help anchor us to the world amidst the chaos and uncertainty of daily life. Look for new weekday episodes with host Ada Limón beginning September 21, 2021.
Ada Limón: Many years ago, when I was just 20 and heartbroken, I walked home from my bus stop and noticed a tree illuminated by a streetlight. Each time I passed that tree, I grew more attached to it. It seemed it was the only living thing in the world that wasn’t asking me how I was doing or offering me some unasked...
Today's poem is You Are Who I Love by Aracelis Girmay.