I GO TO CALIFORNIA I go to California to visit my father's grave, to write a letter. I am 53. 53 years ago he died on a Bakersfield highway, the sun slanting at the Shasta firs, his body mangled in twists of concrete and steel, everything beyond that point of blood serene. He was 31, became a man between the wars, smoked and laughed and looked beyond Kern … [Read more...]
About Carl Boon
Carl Boon lives and works in Istanbul, Turkey. Recent or forthcoming poems appear in Posit, The Tulane Review, Badlands, The Blue Bonnet Review, and many other magazines.