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Author: Ken Waldman

Ken Waldman combines Appalachian-style string-band music, original poetry, and smart storytelling for a performance uniquely his. He is the author of seventeen books including fourteen full-length poetry collections. His recent works include TRUMP SONNETS published by Ridgeway Press in 7 volumes. He also has nine CDs. Since 1995, he's been a full-time touring artist, appearing at the widest range of venues for the widest range of audiences, from the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage to the Dodge Poetry Festival to the Woodford Folk Festival in Queensland, Australia.

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

The Ridgeway Press

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