Today's poem is "Last Will"
from Please State the Nature of Your Emergency

Sagging Shorts

Aaron Anstett's collections of poetry are SUSTENANCE (New Rivers Press, 1997), No Accident, Each Place the Body's, INSOFAR AS HERETOFORE (The Backwaters Press, 2014), MOREOVER (Sagging Meniscus Press, 2016) and PLEASE STATE THE NATURE OF YOUR EMERGENCY (Sagging Meniscus Press, 2017). Among other honors, his work has received the Nebraska Book Award, the Backwaters Press Prize, and the Balcones Poetry Prize, and he has served as a regional poet laureate, instituting a continuing program that places pamphlets of poems by local writers in waiting areas. He lives in Colorado with his wife, Lesley, and children.

Other poems by Aaron Anstett in Verse Daily:
May 24, 2016:   "Big Statement" "Then the air looks wavy..."
March 21, 2015:   "Atoms in Their Orbits" "The particulars of remembering, spray..."
September 3, 2007:   "Starts Out a Mouse" " gnaws the wiring, the drunk inside him..."
August 21, 2005:   "History "No one in this world remembers making love in 1648..."

Books by Aaron Anstett:

Other poems on the web by Aaron Anstett:
Four poems
"Self-Portrait with Spoiler Alerts"
Two poems
Four poems
"Free Beer Tomorrow"

Aaron Anstett's Website.

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