Brenda DeMartini | The Sun Magazine

Brenda DeMartini

Brenda Demartini is a visiting assistant professor of English at Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri. Her writing has appeared in Mississippi Mud, Kansas Quarterly, and Three Rivers Poetry Journal.

— From December 1993

Oh, Anthony

She squints into the afternoon sun to avoid the cop’s eyes as he leans against the open screen door. “All right, Maria,” he says, squaring his shoulders and digging into his pockets like all the cops she’s seen on TV.

December 1993
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