Each Goodnight

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[Image: page 1 of “State Change” by Ken Liu. Most of the text has been blacked out. The remainder reads:

Every night there were two,
one and one refilled
life and soul
the chorus of touch
kept open
held close]

This is an erasure poem, and this is what that is. The original text is below:

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8 thoughts on “Each Goodnight

  1. I’m feeling the love. “One and one refilled” does a good job of separating the couple but showing how they gain energy from one another. And falling in love is very much of chorus of touch. I love that turn of phrase.

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