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Christina Davis

Christina Davis is the author of An Ethic (Nightboat Books, 2013). She currently serves as Curator of the Woodberry Poetry Room at Harvard University and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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She said, I love you.

He said, Nothing.

(As if there were just one
of each word and the one
who used it, used it up).

In the history of language
the first obscenity was silence.