State Sonnets
poems by B.J. Best

B.J. Best’s chapbooks, Mead Lake, This and Crap, are available from Centennial Press. He is the editor, publisher, and piano player for Desperado Press, which publishes chapbooks, broadsides, and the bimonthly “broadzine” Arbor Vitae. He teaches at Carroll University and lives in rural Wisconsin with his wife, three cats, and the occasional salamander in their basement. Visit him online at