#IdesofTrump Report

Alison Tibbals

On March 15, 2017, people gathered around the United States to write postcards to the 45th President of the United States, El Caudillo Analfabetico, SCROTUS and let him know what they thought of his first few miserable days in the current position. Ides of Trump it was called, and at the Swinging Angeline, the Greyhound Station (aka: the home of Melissa Tibbals-Gribbin and Alison Tibbals) they were decked out with ALL KINDS of postcards, pens, snacks and background music.

I would write at least two postcards and entrusted them to Alison for the ceremonial mailing, but the REAL poet of the day was Bill Yake, who authorized my request to publish HIS contributions to the latest protest against the illegitimate caudillo:

About Splabman

Paul Nelson is founder of SPLAB in Seattle and the Cascadia Poetry Festival. He wrote a collection of essays, Organic Poetry & a serial poem re-enacting the history of Auburn, WA, A Time Before Slaughter (shortlisted for a 2010 Genius Award by The Stranger.) He’s interviewed Allen Ginsberg, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Robin Blaser, Nate Mackey, Eileen Myles, George Bowering, Diane di Prima, Brenda Hillman, George Stanley, Joanne Kyger & many Cascadia poets, has presented his poetry and poetics in London, Brussels, Qinghai and Beijing, China, Lake Forest, Illinois and other places & writes an American Sentence every day. www.PaulENelson.com

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