Editorial License

Rob Hammerton, music educator etc.

I Learned the Truth at Seventeen (Syllables)

In which your humble correspondent desperately continues to work to keep up with the geyser of awful that is the Trump campaign, on his Facebook page, in verse.

[For reference by future scholars who unearth this text, once thought lost forever: in the fourth week of this experiment came the final, clinching proof that the Republican nominee for president isn’t just a lecherous jackass, but instead appears to be an active abuser of women. And that Billy Bush is Not Helping.]

 

Wednesday, October 12: Today’s Trump Sexual Assault Remarks Suite #1:

“I said it, I was

Wrong, and I apologize.”

Why don’t I buy that?

 

Those were only words?

That don’t define who you are??

They do exactly

 

Trump: “It’s locker room

Talk and it’s one of those things”


Pro athletes: “it’s not”

 

Thursday, October 13: Today’s Trump Sexual Assault Remarks Suite #2:

Who is Billy Bush

And why did TV execs

Think he had talent?

 

Thousands of starving

Actors can’t get a nibble

And Billy Bush works?

 

Who is Billy Bush?

His cackling at Trump’s “talk” is

All you need to know

 

Billy Bush gets fired

For his part in all of that

And Trump keeps going

 

Friday, October 14: Today’s Trump Haiku:

Winning temperament”

I do not think that word means

What you think it means

 

Saturday, October 15: Today’s Trump Haiku:

Is there anyone

Whom he’s not yet insulted?

Still time, folks; still time

 

Sunday, October 16: Today’s Trump Rally Haiku:

Where’re the non-Christians?

Raise your hands! Should we keep them?”

Yipe yipe yipe yipe yipe

 

Monday, October 17: Today’s Trump Haiku:

Equal nightmare, this:

Trump elected, then impeached

–Pence is President.

 

Tuesday, October 18: Today’s Trump Haiku:

The Art of the Deal

Is apparently: make sure

All but you are screwed

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October 19, 2016 - Posted by | current events, Facebook, Famous Persons, news, politics | , , , , , , , ,

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