Artwork © DL Polonsky


Donald Trump Jesus Epilogue

Donald Trump Jesus
with his jackass jawbone
convinced the Philistines
to break their own walls down.

Donald Trump Jesus
is looking to kill
his sons while angels
look the other way.

Donald Trump Jesus
wants to ape off of
everyone else’s stories
and win at the end.

Donald Trump Jesus
skims a freshly opened Bible
just to see who’s still
alive on the last page.

Donald Trump Jesus
needs no nails put in
to have blood on his hands.

Donald Trump Jesus cried
God, you’ve forsaken me again!
and said it was a perfect call.

When centrist Pilate
told people to choose
between Donald Trump Jesus
and a rapist,

Donald Trump Jesus
was set free
on a technicality.

Donald Trump Jesus
wants an investigation
to find the missing silver
used to betray him.

Donald Trump Jesus
hopes resurrecting
a thousand more times
will keep him around
for the rapture.


Chad Parenteau is Associate Editor of Oddball Magazine. His first Donald Trump Jesus poem was written in 2016. Then he did another. And another. And another. And then one this past November. This is his last one.

DL Polonsky is a Boston area artist, writer, and filmmaker. His caricatures have appeared in The Boston Herald and His written work includes the children’s book The Letter Bandits from T.B.W. Books.