Does a poet’s heart beat under Donald Trump’s brash exterior? Experience his best quotes and tweets, rearranged into poems and haikus. It’s a new word order
What if there’s a hidden dimension to Donald Trump; a sensitive, poetic side? Driven by this question, Rob Sears began combing Trump’s words for signs of poetry.What he found was a revelation. By simply taking the 45th President of the United States’ tweets and transcripts, cutting them up and reordering them, Sears unearthed a trove of beautiful verse that was just waiting to be discovered.This groundbreaking collection will give readers a glimpse of Trump’s innermost thoughts and feelings on everything from the nature of truth, to what he hates about Lord Sugar. And it will reveal a hitherto hidden Donald, who may surprise and delight both students and critics alike.This timely publication also includes Sears’ scholarly footnotes and introduction, in which he excavates new critical angles and insights into the President’s poetry which the casual reader might initially overlook.
“I’m very highly educated. I know words, I know the best words”
Donald Trump, Campaign Rally, 30 Dec 2015
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Rob Sears has written fiction and comedy for McSweeney’s and Audible. He lives in Finsbury Park with his wife Grace.