From My New Collection of Poetry, Waiting for Word, a poem, “Impolitic Manifesto”

After four years, I almost don’t remember what I used to talk about politically besides Donald Trump. I exaggerate, but only to tell a truth. My first ever essay on Medium well over…




Professor of English, writer, roper of stars

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

The Only Voter Fraud is Committed by Republicans, so Why Does Trump Keep Talking about it?

Gillespie’s Maxim: I believe in choice in everything.

Turn, Turn, Turn: A Time for Gun Control?


Warren’s $52T ‘Medicare-for-all’ Plan Revealed: Middle-Class Won’t Pay A Penny

Warren’s $52T 'Medicare-for-all' Plan Revealed: Middle-Class Won't Pay A Penny

Suspect charged in December shooting in Atlantic City

How Bernie failed from the day he annouced

ProgCode is Democratizing Democracy

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
A. Jay Adler

A. Jay Adler

Professor of English, writer, roper of stars

More from Medium

Prophecy Wake Up Call — The World As We Know It Does Not End by Chance

New York

People crossing crowded street in New York City

Choosing Battles on the Internet

The Intuitionist (Poems)