Tag: Clint Bolton

The Mardi Gras crowd watching the Krewe Of Endymion parade on Canal Street. Photograph, Joel Carillet from iStock Photo.

Mardi Gras Memories

Last year, right as the entire Carnival season was swingin’ into action, I was “relaxing” at the the Touro following the surgical amputation of my right leg. Article by Clint Bolton for a Vieux Carre paper, from Mardi Gras, 1979. Through the windows I could hear the music, […]

Clint Bolton letter for Ann Fisher narrow

Once Upon a Time

Clint Bolton’s letter to Ann Fisher, August, 1979. (Clint Bolton’s author’s note: This may or may not be fiction. There are those who live in the City Beside the Big River who will say of this or that character . . . “That is Soando.” And there are […]

To Miss New Orleans

The city winds in and out of my consciousness, a strong part of who I am. I know the map of the French Quarter like the palm of my hand. I should. A master taught me. Clint Bolton seduced me when I was fourteen. No, not in that way. […]