​Democracy to Come, or The Politics of Optimism by Alex Lenkei


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​Democracy to Come, or The Politics of Optimism

erasure poem from the transcript of Donald Trump’s November 8th victory speech






Alex Lenkei

Alex Lenkei is a graduate of American University in Washington, D.C., with a Bachelor’s degree in Literature. His work has been published in Vagabond City Lit, Vine Leaves Literary Journal, Sun & Sandstone, Words Dance Magazine, and Rising Phoenix Review, among others. His writing explores themes of language, silence, solitude, and the human condition. He writes at typewriterdaily.tumblr.com.