“Single in Chicago,” stripped of “90 percent of the words while distilling the story’s meaning.”

“Sin gle in Ch i ca go” is an erasure poem the Reader’s Asher Klein made out of Stephanie Rosenbloom’s New York Times travel piece, “Single in Chicago.”

Updated August 30, 2023: The link now points to the November 2012 capture of the page in the Wayback Machine on archive.org.