Today's poem is "Advance Requiem for a Lovely Couple"

from Alehouse

Elton Glaser has published six full-length collections of poems, most recently Here and Hereafter, which won the Ohioana Book Award for Poetry.

All the poems by Elton Glaser that have appeared on Verse Daily:
August 10, 2007:   "Drinking Alone on a Spring Day" " New grass grows faster than I..."
July 9, 2006:   "Last Days of the Surreal" " Inside the open cages, only dead canaries sing..."
August 15, 2005:   "Low and Delicious "This morning, even the roses look morose..."
August 1, 2005:   "Half-Numb from Winter, on a Morning Almost Warm "Go for wisdom to the iris, beard..."
March 31, 2004:  "Interior Lighting" "In leaps and staggers, in the beaten-down..."
July 22, 2003:  "The Runes, the Brute Remedies" "Leaves down, and day down, and mercury..."
July 27, 2002:  "Heroic Roses" "Heroic they'd have to be, the way / I let them struggle...."

Books by Elton Glaser:

Other poems on the web by Elton Glaser:
"Meditation in Blue and White"
Five poems
Three poems
"Postpartum Blues"

About Alehouse:
Poets in this issue: Opal Palmer Adisa, Robert Allen, Jr, JP Anderson, Paula Brancato, Earl S Braggs, Kevin Cantwell, Billy Collins, Erica Dawson, Cornelius Eady, Cheri Paris Edwards, Anna Evans, Ted Gilley, Elton Glaser, Midge Goldberg, Michael S Harper, Nellie Hill, Jackelyn Hoy, Anna James, Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, Allison Joseph, Laurie Junkins, Heather Kamins, William Keener, Alan King, Willie James King, Elton Glaser, Ellen LaFlèche, Kathleen Latham, Chloë Joan López, devorah major, Eileen Malone, Joy Maulitz, Julianna McCarthy, Kevin McKelvey, Amy Miller, Kitty Nard, Kathe L Palka, Ron Pearson, Iain Haley Pollock, JoAnne Preiser, Elton Glaser, Ed Sams, Evie Shockley, giovanni singleton, Mbembe Milton Smith, Bianca Spriggs, Jeanine Stevens, Janine Surmick, Joyce Sutphen, Truth Thomas, Tana Jean Welch

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Other poems from Alehouse in Verse Daily:
February 12, 2009:   "Bookends" by Sandra Kohler
February 10, 2009:   "Night's Song" by Inès Pujos
January 11, 2008:   "Elephant" by Kate Evans
March 4, 2007:   "Xochi's Tale" by Maxine Kumin
March 3, 2007:   "China" by Billy Collins
February 28, 2007:   "Ode to a Heart Loser" by Stephen Dunn

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