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Anthony Deaton

Anthony Deaton’s work has appeared in such journals as Gettysburg Review, The Nation, and Paris Review. He is a past recipient of the Campbell Corner Prize and the Discovery/The Nation Award, and is the author of the chapbook Rhumb Lines. He lives in Naples, Italy.


The Imperative

Fall 2006 | Poetry

  In the fluorescent stain of the Gas-N-Go, where sausages parch on rollers and the bun steamer huffs, he shifts his weight from foot to foot, idling inside his solitude and held within what I imagine is the sorrow in his father’s eye. On hi [...]