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Author: Ken Waldman

Ken Waldman has drawn on his 36 years as an Alaska resident to produce poems, stories, and fiddle tunes that combine into a performance uniquely his. Nineteen books consist of sixteen full-length poetry collections, a memoir, a creative writing manual, and a children's book. Nine CDs include over a hundred original compositions. Since 1995 he's toured full-time, appearing at a wide range of venues for a wide range of audiences, from the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, to the Dodge Poetry Festival, to the Woodford Folk Festival (Queensland, Australia), to leading concert series and colleges across North America.

Trump Sonnets, Volume 4 (The Shrunken Soul Edition)
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Trump Sonnets, Volume 4 (The Shrunken Soul Edition)

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Poetry. Late 2016, immediately after the U.S. Presidential election, Ken Waldman wrote TRUMP SONNETS, VOLUME 1, subtitled THE FIRST 50 DAYS. Veteran poet and critic Grace Cavalieri, wrote: "Good thing we have the First Amendment or this Dude would b...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 1 (The First 50 Days)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 1 (The First 50 Days)

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Poetry. A few days after the November 8, 2016 United States presidential election, Ken Waldman considered Donald Trump's surprise victory, and wrote the sentence: "You make George W. seem a statesman—this your opening trick," and made it the first l...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 2
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 2

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Poetry. Like the first collection, Waldman opens with a preview poem, and then he starts in with a list, one titled "Trump, By the Book" with the opening lines: "Challenges what a common thesaurus can do: lamebrained, schizo, preposterous,bugged out...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 3 (The International Edition)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 3 (The International Edition)

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Poetry. Late 2016, immediately after the U.S. Presidential election, Ken Waldman wrote TRUMP SONNETS: VOLUME 1, subtitled THE FIRST 50 DAYS. Veteran poet and critic, Grace Cavalieri, wrote: "Good thing we have the First Amendment or this Dude would ...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 5 (His Early Virus Monologues)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 5 (His Early Virus Monologues)

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Poetry. Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016, sitting in his car, listening to the news, Ken Waldman took out a notebook and wrote that this guy is going to make George W. look like a statesman. A few days later he turned that line into a sonnet, and...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 6 (His Middle Virus Soliloquy)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 6 (His Middle Virus Soliloquy)

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Poetry. Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016, sitting in his car, listening to the news, Ken Waldman took out a notebook and wrote that this guy is going to make George W. look like a statesman. A few days later he turned that line into a sonnet, and...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 7 (His Further Virus Monologues)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 7 (His Further Virus Monologues)

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Poetry. Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016, sitting in his car, listening to the news, Ken Waldman took out a notebook and wrote that this guy is going to make George W. look like a statesman. A few days later he turned that line into a sonnet, and...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 8 (The Final Four Months)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 8 (The Final Four Months)

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016, the day after the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Ken Waldman jotted in a notebook, "This guy's going to make George W. look like a statesman" which he soon turned into a sonnet. That led to a flurry of dozens more, eno...

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