Poet David Dominguez earned a BA in comparative literature from the University of California at Irvine and an MFA in creative writing from the University of Arizona. Dominguez is the co-founder and editor of The Packinghouse Review. He teaches at Reedley College in Reedley, California. A resident of California’s Central Valley, Dominguez writes poetry that reflects life in the area, often focusing on work and family history.
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My red pickup choked on burnt oil
as I drove down Highway 99.
In wind-tattered garbage bags
I had packed my whole life:
two pairs of jeans, a few T-shirts,
an a pair of work boots.
My truck needed work, and through
the blue smoke rising from...