We turn to poems in tragic times to voice our pain, our rage, our power. Here are the top five being read on Poets.org today:

1. "Still I Rise" by Maya Angelou
2. "not an elegy for Mike Brown" by Danez Smith
3. "Let America Be America Again" by Langston Hughes
4. "A Small Needful Fact" by Ross Gay
5. "If We Must Die" by Claude McKay