Sarah Palin's Emails Make for Marvelous Poetry
Michael Solomon arranges them into verse, with delightful results
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 21, 2011 9:05 AM CDT
A sample: He's asking / If I support hunting bears / In the sanctuary. / No, / I don't.   (PRNewswire)

(Newser) – File under: Why didn't I think of this first? Editor-slash-humorist Michael Solomon has pored over Sarah Palin's email trove searching not for salacious details but for inspired verse. What he's come up with is a collection of 50 poems written by the former governor herself. And Solomon isn't wasting any time: I Hope Like Heck: The Selected Poems of Sarah Palin was published by Byliner Inc. today. The Daily Beast has excerpts, and they're, well, pure poetry. A sample:

But I’m Not Bitter
The sunshine is perfect—
Too bad we’ll be looking at it
Through conference windows
This afternoon.

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Riffran
Jun 21, 2011 10:57 PM CDT
And the obsession with Palin by the left continues.
HotCopy
Jun 21, 2011 6:49 PM CDT
Kudos to Solomon. Pretty brilliant concept that must have added an element of fun to sifting through the boring lot. Love the title!
Scaramouche
Jun 21, 2011 11:24 AM CDT
Why am I reading an ad?