Turing Test

There is—no solution—to this
—Problem of—the other mind
Harbored—in my bedmate’s—body:
After—35 years—of marriage
Or communication—inside out—
Are—you a cyborg human,—or
Am I a—human cyborg?—Perhaps
We—are both dreaming in a—virtual world
—Like a lost digital—artifact?

Yuan Changming published monographs on translation before leaving China. With a Canadian PhD in English, Yuan currently edits Poetry Pacific with Allen Yuan in Vancouver; credits include ten Pushcart nominations, the Naji Naaman’s Literary Prize 2018, Best of the Best Canadian Poetry, BestNewPoemsOnline, Threepenny Review and 1,449 others worldwide.


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