#FeatureFriday – Carl Boon

Take a break, get inspired, and learn a bit more about Carl Boon. Here is our twist on an interview.

 

  • A quote that inspires you:

“It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.” —Tolstoy

tolstoy

  • Your writing process described as a song:
  • You’re a writer so tell us with your words why you write. But please don’t bore us:

I write to examine the notion I hold that the best poem suggests its own futility, that the world will eventually devour and dismiss every word I put down. These are true, but mostly I write because there is always some simmering story, some pain, some truth in the mundane.

  • What is a recent story or poem you’ve had published elsewhere that we should read?

The editors at Two Peach liked this one, called “Post-Accident

A native Ohioan, Carl Boon lives and works in Izmir, Turkey. His poems appear in dozens of magazines, most recently Two Peach, Jet Fuel Review, Blast Furnace, and Poetry Quarterly.

 

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/carljboon

Twitter: @hiway61carl

 

 

See you next week with another not-so-typical interview.

 

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