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Leah Umansky

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Leah Umansky

Leah Umansky is the author of The Barbarous Century (Eyewear Publishing, 2018). She host and curates the Couplet Reading Series, and lives in New York City. 

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poem
/1/

What forest is there to run to,
other than the one within another’s heart?

What appears to be deeply rooted 
is half dead         drowning
            and sucking at the sun.

/2/

I hate to say this 
but what is stable
can be easily disrupted,
and what is easily disrupted
can cloud       even        the