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Michael Dumanis

Michael Dumanis is the author of My Soviet Union and coeditor of Legitimate Dangers: American Poets of the New Century. He teaches at Bennington College, where he serves as editor of Bennington Review.


I stand to my chin in the
     cyan sea.
Salt burns my nose when I
     look down.
Nothing is near that belongs
     to me . . .

Michael Dumanis