Springs area gets its first poet laureate, Aaron Anstett
April 2, 2008 – 6:20PM
By BILL REED | THE GAZETTE
For an area that inspired one of the country’s most beloved poems, “America the Beautiful,” the Pikes Peak region hasn’t paid much tribute to poets — until now.
On Wednesday, with Pikes Peak framed behind him, Aaron Anstett was named the region’s first-ever poet laureate in a ceremony at the East Library.