Tag Archives: Paul Manafort

The Trumpiad: Book 1—Canto 11

  November 2017 I It’s been twelve months since I cast my first vote For president, and rose a sadder guy The morrow morn. It’s been a year of note, Mainly because the many reasons why Shit happened are lethal … Continue reading

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The Trumpiad: Book 1—Canto 8

August 2017 I “This is my son, mine own Telemachus, To whom I leave the sceptre and the isle”— Thus, Ulysses (from Tennyson). No wuss Was this princeling, but full of care and wile; A stern-browed Ithacan (not treasonous), Who … Continue reading

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The Trumpiad: Book 1—Canto 6

June 2017 I June is upon us, and we’re six months in. Each day brings more alarm and conflagration. Each month I find it harder to begin My task without dread and exasperation. Yet, pace Dowd, De Sade, and James Baldwin, … Continue reading

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The Trumpiad: Book 1—Canto 5

May 2017 Prelude—A Villanelle against the Villain Let fly the flags; resistance songs upraise; As one, chant slogans and hope reignite: For we have made it through a hundred days. We were convinced that he would set ablaze The Constitution, and … Continue reading

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