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Updated: Sep 15, 2018

How great that people can sign up to read and hear a poem a day! Anybody out there receiving these online poems who would care to share some thoughts? If you hate poetry or aren't sure about it but want to try to figure out what readers of poetry might like about the genre, this poem-a-day can be a good, safe place to jump in and just listen, which is what Billy Collins (former US Poet Laureate) had proposed people do. Just listen.

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